Oracle Code 2017: meet you in Moscow May, 23rd.

Tomorrow I'll be in Moscow for the next Oracle Code 2017 event. My session, "Practical DevOps with Linux and Virtualization", will be a practical, and live, hands-on example of how to implement Infrastructure as Code and build repeatable development building blocks for both solo developers and teams. Replace hand built one-off development runtimes and say good-bye to it works on my machine! This session shows building a DevOps toolchain suitable for deploying an automated...

Monday, May 22, 2017 | Oracle | Read More

Oracle VM VirtualBox: Networking options and how-to manage them

Starting from the great blog article that Fat Bloke wrote in the past on this important Oracle VM VirtualBox component, I'm going to refresh the same for VirtualBox 5.1. Networking in VirtualBox is extremely powerful, but can also be a bit daunting, so here's a quick overview of the different ways you can setup networking in VirtualBox, with a few pointers as to which configurations should be used and when. Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.1 allows you to configure up to 8 virtual NICs...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Oracle | Read More

New platform, new banner and future exciting content!

My personal blog is now active on the new platform. I'm going to dedicate this first article to Ivan Smirnov, my colleague that created for me the blog-banner that you can see above; he really did a great job!!!! So, let's keep in touch and see you soon with next updates on VirtualBox, Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, Openstack and further opensource stuff!  

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | Personal | Read More

New Simon Coter's blog design coming soon!

We are moving my personal blog to a new platform to : Make it easy for you see list of articles Improve user experience and graphics Provide an option to subscribe to the blog View on multiple platforms like desktop, mobile and tablets and many more.. During the migration period all the messages, blog entries will be freezed; so if you posted a comment on actual blog, please retry once the new platform will be available.  Blog URL won't change but don't forget to check out the...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | Personal | Read More

Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.1.20 now available for download!

Today I'm going to announce VirtualBox updated releases on my personal blog; as maybe most of you already know our Virtualization Blog is migrating to a new platform and will be back very soon. Oracle has released VirtualBox 5.1 Maintenance Release 20. This release includes improvements and regression fixes for Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.1. Between them we can mention: GUI: fixed a possible crash when switching a multi-monitor VM into full-screen or seamless mode GUI: fixed...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Oracle | Read More

Oracle VM 3.4: using Oracle Ksplice on Oracle VM Server (dom0)

Oracle Ksplice is now available also for Oracle VM Server dom0.   This very interesting and cool utility, available on Oracle Linux from years, is now ready and able to work also on Oracle VM Server dom0. Thanks to Oracle Ksplice we can now install dom0 Kernel security updates without any need to reboot and, so, without any kind of impact to the VMs running on top; we perfectly know that on Oracle VM we can alsolive-migrate VMs.....but, maybe, applying security updates...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Oracle | Read More

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