The August 2014 edition of the Oracle Virtualization Newsletter is now available! You can catch up on what's been going on with Oracle VM, Oracle Secure Global Desktop, and Oracle VM VirtualBox by reading the latest issue. Here are some highlights:
Oracle Announces Oracle VM 3.3 Release
Technology Preview of OpenStack Icehouse with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Now Available
Getting Started with Oracle VM, Oracle Linux, and OpenStack
Oracle VM Test Drive Workshop on Cisco UCS
Updated Oracle VM Storage Connect Plug-in for Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Now Available
Controlled Remote Access with Oracle Secure Global Desktop and amitego VISULOX
Oracle Linux and Virtualization Showcase “aka.Pavilion" at Oracle Openworld will be amazing this year. You can find us in a spacious area in Moscone South (Booth #611),
featuring many of our key partners. New this year in the Showcase, you
will also find Oracle demopods showcasing Oracle Linux and Oracle
Virtualization. In addition, we are also featuring OpenStack. A lot of
exciting technologies and solutions in one stop! Oracle Linux and
Virtualization partners will be on the floor with their latest
integrations and solutions to help you better accelerate your
infrastructure investments. Come by the Showcase to network, win some
prizes and walk away with:
Insights and real world implementation examples from participating ISV, IHV and SI partners
Deeper knowledge on the latest developments of Oracle Linux and Oracle Virtualization and the Oracle OpenStack integrations
Broader view of how Oracle and Partners are implementing OpenStack
Whether you are modernizing your IT or planning an OpenStack
deployment, join us in the Oracle Linux and Virtualization Showcase and
our experts will help you visualize your future, simplify your IT life
and realize further profitability for your business.
next week here on the Linux and Virtualization blogs, we’ll go into
detail about the partners that you can visit in the Oracle Linux and
Virtualization Showcase. In the meantime, don't forget to mark Moscone South, Booth: 611 as a place to visit this year.
Hope to see you in our Oracle Linux and Virtualization Showcase!
As of August 11, 2014, Oracle VM for x86_64 versions 3.2.1 (and above) and 3.3.1 are certified and supported for SAP environments. Oracle VM provides SAP customers with a fully supported and certified virtualization environment for the Oracle Database.
For SAP customers, you can access the SAP Note 1808268[NOTE: SAP login required!] for more details.
Our spotlight this week is a very cool use case for Oracle VM VirtualBox. You’re probably familiar with Oracle VM VirtualBox, it lets you run multiple, different operating systems on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris. It’s really a fantastic tool for running, say, Windows on your Mac, or an Oracle Linux test environment on your Windows machine. But this is a unique use case for it, it’s used to host the PeopleSoft Update Manager.
Our friends over at the PeopleSoft Apps Strategy blog have a blog post about PeopleSoft Update Manager, and links to several documentation videos. If you use PeopleSoft, this will be some great information for you. And if not, it might give you some ideas on how to leverage virtual appliances running in Oracle VM VirtualBox for your own projects!
And for our spotlight this week, I wanted to highlight a fantastic series of events coming up during August in Latin America:
Congratulations to the Latin America User Groups on assembling yet another great tour for 2014!!! Agendas are packed full of great topics from Oracle Database to Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, including Java and Cloud Solutions. If you find yourself in the region or live there, please register and reserve a seat. Talk to the experts, get hands on. No spin, just a great learning experience with experienced users!!
“Linux and Virtualization Showcase (aka.Pavilion) ” is the venue for you !
Join our partners :
SEP Software, Corp.
NuageNetworks, an Alcatel-Lucent Venture
and good news is we have room for more… come and be part of this exciting showcase.
Attended by tens of thousands of Oracle customers and partners, Oracle OpenWorld is a venue for an intense five days of knowledge sharing and learning, as well as networking with your peers and decision-makers.
In particular, the Oracle Linux and Virtualization Showcase offers a streamlined, focused and turnkey opportunity for Partners to reach the largest targeted audience in the least amount of time. Just bring your laptop with your solutions supporting Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and Oracle OpenStack – demonstrate the seamless integration of your solution to a targeted Oracle OpenWorld audience, whose interest lies in enterprise-scale infrastructure, and truly “Open” Openstack solutions.
Located in Moscone South, Booth 611, the turnkey showcase package includes advertising, networking demo station, signage, conference passes, and pavilion-specific branding, along with an option for a speaking session.Make sure you take advantage of this opportunity to stand out from the crowd showcasing your Oracle Linux, Oracle VM or solution in the Moscone South Exhibition Hall.
We also have a new screencast about Oracle VM Templates for you. It's both for Oracle partners and anyone who needs to distribute applications:
Grow Your Business Using Oracle VM Templates
Looking to boost your revenue and sustain growth for your business? View this screencast to see how you can gain an unfair advantage over your competition using Oracle VM Templates for distribution of Oracle Linux, Oracle applications or your own applications.
I wanted to draw your attention this week to a new resource kit entitled OracleVM-Foundation for Private Cloud. It's an easy to access one stop shop for everything related to Oracle VM and private cloud. In it, you'll find white papers, an eBook, an analyst report, cost calculator, and more. I hope you enjoy looking through it and we'll see you next week!
The June 2014 edition of the Oracle Virtualization newsletter is now available! Learn about Oracle VM, Oracle Linux, and OpenStack, new Oracle VM Templates, a fantastic webcast on enterprise-scale deployments, content from Oracle partners, and much more.
Please join Oracle Executives Mark Hurd, Wim Coekaerts, and Scott Genereux as they announce the latest Virtual Compute Appliance. Discover how the Virtual Compute Appliance delivers virtualized application infrastructure and how it differentiates from other converged infrastructure solutions.