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Journey to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with Oracle VM VirtualBox

Simon Coter
Director of Product Management

I'm pleased to announce the new dedicated white paper "Journey to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with Oracle VM VirtualBox" with all the technical details related to the great feature we've added to Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0: the capability to export a Virtual Machine and get the same running as an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Emulated Instance.

The white paper briefly describes all the setup steps required on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure related to Storage and Network and, at the same time, instructs on how to configure the OCI Profiles (OCI Accounts) on Oracle VM VirtualBox.

Oracle VM VirtualBox acts as the development tool able also to deploy instances to the Cloud; thanks to this feature and the GUI VirtualBox capabilities you can easily get your local Virtual Machines running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure; all the steps can be also managed by the VirtualBox CLI (VBoxManage) and, so, possibly automated for scheduled deployments.



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Comments ( 3 )
  • MrX Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    This is looking interesting :)
  • Muhannad Obeidat Friday, November 22, 2019
    In the main image you show the "download and test" arrow from OCI to VBA. How can that be achieved? The whitepaper mainly covers VBA to OCI but not the other way around
  • Simon Tuesday, November 26, 2019
    Hi Muhannad,

    to evaluate and use "Import from OCI" capabilities you should try to use "VirtualBox 6.1" release.
    Actually latest one is VirtualBox 6.1 RC1 and it's available at: http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/6.1.0_RC1

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