Friday Jan 08, 2016

The Difference: Docker vs. Virtualization by Frank Munz


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Docker is an open source container technology that became immensely popular in 2014. Docker itself is written in Google’s programming language Go and supported on all major Linux distributions (RedHat, CentOS, Oracle Linux, Ubuntu etc.). The technical underpinnings are not completely new, Docker leverages Linux kernel features for containers such as cgroups and namespaces. So even though Docker itself is relatively new, the underlying container technology is an established technology.

It is reported that Google starts 2 000 000 000 every week for search, mail, etc.

Virtualization versus Container

It’s important to distinguish Linux containers and Docker from traditional and more common type 1 or type 2 hypervisors. Type 1 hypervisors provide server virtualization on bare metal hardware, whereas Type 2 hypervisors typically provide desktop virtualization based on an existing operating system as shown below. Read the complete article here.

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Thursday Jun 06, 2013

Virtualize and Run Your Forms Applications in the Cloud – Now On Demand

If you missed the Webcast “Virtualize and Run your Forms Applications in the Cloud” by Roger Freixa Vidal and Michael Ferranteyou can now watch it on-demand.

Now you can modernize your Oracle Forms applications by virtualizing them and running them on the cloud. What will it take to do that? Upgrade your applications to Oracle WebLogic Server, the world’s #1 application server. Gain rich new functionality and unparalleled performance while lowering your support costs.
Oracle is committed to the development of forms technology, and Oracle Forms 11g is an essential part of the Oracle Fusion Middleware platform. Join us for this Webcast and learn about:

  • Why and how to upgrade your applications to Oracle Forms 11g running on Oracle WebLogic Server
  • What’s new with Oracle Forms
  • How to virtualize your Oracle Forms applications
  • Advanced migration tools and the portfolio of Oracle Internet Application Server layered products certified with the Oracle WebLogic Server infrastructure

Register for the Webcast today. You can also download the free WebLogic developer license and register for the Simplify Your Upgrades Resource Kit.

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