Oracle VM Server for x86

Changing the ovs-agent password on Oracle VM Server 3.0

The Oracle VM Server password is used by Oracle VM Manager when you discover an Oracle VM Server. You set this password during the Oracle VM Server installation. I've had a few users ask me how to change the ovs-agent password on an Oracle VM Server after installation. This post will detail how to change the password on an existing Oracle VM Server, as well as generate an Oracle VM Server password for use in a kickstart file for automated installs of Oracle VM Server. Changing...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 | Oracle VM Server for x86 | Read More

Announcing the latest update to Oracle VM Server for x86 2.2 Release

More and more customers have discovered that Oracle delivers more value with Oracle VM compared with other server virtualization solutions, and we've seen the momentum that customers succeed with Oracle VM and leading partners support Oracle VM. Recently, Oracle VM server for x86 with Windows PV Drivers passed Microsoft SVVP requirements for Windows servers, which provides customers more confidence to deploy Microsoft Windows guest OS onto Oracle VM server for x86. Today I'm...

Monday, June 20, 2011 | Oracle VM Server for x86 | Read More

Webcast: Best Practices for Speeding Virtual Infrastructure Deployment with Oracle VM

We announced Oracle VM Blade Cluster Reference Configuration last month, see the blog. The new Oracle VM blade cluster reference configuration can help reduce the time to deploy virtual infrastructure by up to 98 percent when compared to multi-vendor configurations. Customers and partners have shown lots of interests. Join Oracle's experts to learn the best practices for speeding virtual infrastructure deployment with Oracle VM, register the webcast (1/25/2011) here.Virtuali...

Thursday, January 13, 2011 | Oracle VM Server for x86 | Read More

Installing Oracle Solaris 11 Express Virtual Machine with Oracle VM Manager

In my previous blog, I talked about Installing Solaris 10 Virtual Machine with Oracle VM Manager. Oracle Solaris 10 support under Oracle VM begins with Solaris 10 10/09, and it's documented in the Oracle VM Server 2.2.1 Release Note.Recently Oracle Solaris 11 Express was released. I'd like to share my experience of installing Oracle Solaris 11 Express virtual machine with Oracle VM Manager. Similarly, Solaris 11 Express runs as a hardware virtual machine (HVM) which requires HVMsu...

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 | Oracle VM Server for x86 | Read More

Deploy A Highly Available Virtualized Infrastructure with Oracle VM and Oracle RAC

Join us for a live webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 16th at 9am US PT as we discuss how the combination of Oracle VM server virtualization and Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) enables the benefits of a virtualized data center infrastructure for highly available applications. In this session we will cover technical details of how to use and deploy Oracle RAC in an Oracle VM environment, and create a production ready multi-node virtual environment in a fully automated way. Attend...

Monday, November 8, 2010 | Oracle VM Server for x86 | Read More

Forecast is Cloudy! Oracle VM Now Available on Amazon EC2

Last month at Oracle OpenWorld, a signifcant amount of news related to Oracle Virtualization, was releases. One important announcement focused on certification and support of Oracle Software on Amazon EC2 using Oracle VM. A wide selection of Oracle enterprise software, including Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise, Oracle's Siebel CRM, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Database, and Oracle Linux, has been certified to run on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud...

Monday, October 18, 2010 | Oracle VM Server for x86 | Read More

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