Friday Spotlight: Updating to the latest Oracle VM version
By Ronen Kofman on Apr 25, 2014
The Oracle VM team is releasing regular updates to make sure we address bugs that we or the customers uncover. Our goal is to make sure we translate findings from our testing and support to patches which will make the user experience smoother and the product more up to date.
Every couple of months we release a patch set which is named 3.2.x where x designate the update number. So far we have release 7 updates to Oracle VM 3.2 and we try to make sure customer are given the latest and greatest as quickly as we can.
If you have not looked at the updates recently it will be good to take a look at our external wiki here: Oracle VM What's New
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If you are running the previous version of Oracle VM Server for x86 release 2.2, we recommend migrating to the latest Oracle VM 3.2. by using the following article on Oracle suppor "Repository Migration from Oracle VM Release 2 to Oracle VM Release 3 (Doc ID 1366216.1)". With the new version you can assure support for latest hardware as well as many features we have introduced since the release of Oracle VM 3.
Oracle VM support subscription is an integrated part of customer's successes. Customers enjoy the benefit of the industry-leading global support 24x7 for their server virtualization implementation, and receive access to patches, fixes, and updates via ULN and My Oracle Support.
For more information about Oracle's virtualization, visit oracle.com/virtualization.