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Simon Coter

Director of Product Management

Simon Coter is Product Management Director for Oracle VM and VirtualBox. Simon joined Oracle in 2004 as an Oracle Technical Consultant dedicated to activities such as project management, architectures definition, sizing and implementation, best practices and technical references for customers.
In 2015 Simon moved to the Oracle Virtualization Product Management Team and he is now responsible for both Oracle VM and VirtualBox.

 

Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.20 now available for download!

Oracle has released VirtualBox 5.0 Maintenance Release 20. This release is a major improvement which include a large number of improvements and bug fixes;...

Oracle VM 3.4: ovm-info command to get details within VM

Continuing on the path of the first "ovm-disk" command, here you can find one new tool available for your Linux guest-vms; target of this utility, named "ovm-inf...

Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.18 now available for download!

Oracle has released VirtualBox 5.0 Maintenance Release 18. This release is a major improvement which include a large number of improvements and bug fixes;...

Friday Spotlight - building a demo Oracle VM environment using VirtualBox

Learning a new software stack or test a new release is challenging enough without having to spend multiple cycles on the install process and, between many of...

Oracle VM 3.4: ovm-disk command to get disk details on Linux VMs

ovm-disk v0.3 updated on February, 16th - 2017  More than one time I received requests coming from customers or partners that would like to get the Page83 id of...

Oracle VM 3.4: install Oracle VM Server on EFI host

Between the others, Oracle VM 3.4 introduce the option to install the Server on an EFI system. Following steps will show how-to install Oracle VM Server 3.4.1 on...

Friday Spotlight: OTN Virtual Technology Summit, April 5th

OTN Virtual Technology Summit is coming and we are going to attend this important virtual-class meeting. Hear from Oracle ACEs, Java Champions, and Oracle...

Oracle VM 3.4: guest hot backup on different repository (v0.8a)

Not more than a couple of hours ago Oracle VM 3.4 has been announced on Virtualization Blog. Here you can find the new version ( 0.8a ) of the...

Friday Spotlight: Oracle VM Templates and Automated Virtual Machine Provisioning

Oracle VM template is a fully pre-installed, pre-configured virtual machine that can be downloaded onto an installed Oracle VM server. An Oracle VM Template mayi...