By Tony Kay-Oracle on Jun 09, 2016
The latest edition of the Oracle Virtualization Newsletter is now available. Don't forget to subscribe for regular updates.
We have two great webcasts covering cloud topics and benefits of using Oracle VM in your foundation. They are live events where you can ask questions at the end.
Don't miss them:
As Enterprises face the challenge of building their own internal Open Cloud Infrastructures which combine security, agility, and cost-effectiveness; key business and technology choices have to be made. Creating a strong and Open foundation is critical. The Xen based Oracle VM offers the leading open source foundational virtualization layer on which to build. In addition it combines this with unparalleled management, scalability and robustness for mission-critical applications for Cloud Ready Application Deployment.
Join the webcast on April 28th, 2016 at 9:00 PST to learn:
· Tony Kay, Director Oracle Virtualization
May 5th, 2016 at 10:00am PST
Many customers are relying on Oracle VM Server for x86 and Oracle Private Cloud Appliance to build the private cloud infrastructure. Oracle VM is designed to provide high performance "out of the box" without tuning and administrative effort. With optimization, customers can achieve better agility to meet demanding service level requirements. This webcast and presentation discusses Oracle VM performance optimization best practices, goals and techniques to provide the best possible performance.
Join the webcast on May 5th, 2016 at 10:00 PST to learn:
- Understand and measure performance in the cloud
- Oracle VM features for performance and scale in cloud environments
- How to tune CPU, memory and I/O in virtual machine and cloud
Live Q&A session will be held after the webcast.
Jeff Savit, Senior Principal Technical Product Manager, Virtualization
Join Logan Rosenstein, OTN Systems Community Manager, as he chats with Kurt Hackel, Software Development Senior Director for Oracle VM Server and Private Cloud Appliance, and John Priest, Product Management Director for Oracle VM, about Oracle VM, the Xen Hypervisor, and working with the Open Source community.
In this great interview they talk about :
To Learn More:
Have a great weekend.
Today's blog features one of our partners Spirent who offer services and solutions for cloud.
Spirent TestCenter Virtual now supports Oracle VM allowing customers with layer 2–7 test and measurement capabilities to accelerate SDN and NFV deployments. Spirent TestCenter Virtual is a software module that resides on virtual machines and servers. It is used by operators and cloud providers to validate virtual switches, routers, and firewalls using the same tests that have been used to validate physical devices for years.
Spirent TestCenter Virtual helps benchmark VNFs, NFV environments and cloud management platforms like OpenStack, VMware vCloud, Cloudstack and AWS. It is capable of high performance using DPDK drivers and is supported on multiple hypervisors including VMware ESXi, KVM/QEMU, Xen Server, and Hyper-V.
Learn more about Spirent TestCenter Virtual on Oracle VM here.
Oracle Technology Network welcomes you to join the Virtual Technology Summit from where you are- you don't need to travel. Attend this online event to watch technical demos and participate in hands-on-labs delivered by Oracle product experts, Oracle ACE’s, and Java Champions. Choose your technology track below for the full agenda, abstracts, and HOL participation instructions.
Database: The database track provides latest updates and in-depth topics covering Oracle Database 12c Advanced Options, new generation application development with JSON, Node.js and Oracle Database Cloud, as well as sessions dedicated to the most recent capabilities of Oracle MySQL for Oracle DBAs and Developers.
Java: In this track, we will show you improvements to the Java platform and APIs. You’ll also learn how the Java language enables you to develop innovative applications using Microservices, parallel programming, integrate with other languages and tools, as well as insight for the APIs that will substantially boost your productivity.
Middleware: The middleware track offers developers focused on gaining new skills and expertise in emerging technology areas such as Internet of Thing (IoT), Mobile and PaaS. This track also provides latest updates on Oracle WebLogic 12.2.1.and Java EE.
Systems: Designed for System Administrators this track covers best practices for implementing, optimizing, and securing your operating system, management tools, and hardware. In addition, we will also discuss best practices for Storage, SPARC, and Software Development.
We have two Oracle Linux and Virtualization sessions under this track:
To attend our track and sessions around the world, register here :
Happy Chinese New Year!
A great event we want to share with you this week is the live webinar we are organizing in early March. Don't miss it:
Date: Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Time: 9-10 AM Pacific Standard Time
Oracle is a Premier sponsor of the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conferencethis December 7 – 10, 2015, in Las Vegas, NV. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with Oracle experts in a variety of sessions, including demonstrations during the showcase receptions where they can discuss topics on Oracle’s Engineered Systems and many more of Oracle’s product offerings.
Oracle’s Solution Provider Session: New Thinking in Critical IT Infrastructure
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Speaker: Chuck Hollis
IT services are moving to the cloud, that's a fact, but you will always have critical services that run in your data center. You need a new type of infrastructure that allows you to move seamlessly between traditional IT, private & public cloud. This session will feature executive thought leaders from Oracle and leading customers to share their experience in transforming IT infrastructure.
Oracle will be at the Conference Exhibition Hall C, Booth #411 during the following date & hours:
Monday, December 7th
6 - 8 PM: Show floor hours
Tuesday, December 8th
12– 2 PM: Show floor hours
6 – 8 PM: Show floor hours
Wednesday, December 9th
12- 2 PM: Show floor hours
Come and talk to our experts and grab a DVD with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM on it.
The Oracle Private Cloud Appliance: Overview introduces essential concepts for administrators and talks to the operation of the virtualization environment hosted by the Private Cloud Appliance, helping you manage Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
Before taking this course, people should have familiarity with:
For information about what you will will learn during this seminar, please see the course description. To register for an event or to request that an event is added to the schedule, go to http://education.oracle.com.
Oracle VM Test Drive Workshop on Cisco UCS
Date: November 19, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
One Penn Plaza
9th Floor, Yankee Stadium CR
New York, NY 10119
Hi everyone, are you a technical writer knowledgeable on Linux and virtualization?
We are looking for an experienced technical writer to work on producing documentation for our Linux and Virtualization products. Our documentation team is responsible for documenting Oracle VM, Oracle PCA, Oracle Linux, Oracle Secure Global Desktop. We are hiring around the area of Linux and Server Virtualization. It is possible that assignments will shift around eventually within the set of products listed above.
Position #: 150001G2 - Technical Writer
Hello to you on a Wednesday morning at Oracle OpenWorld.
Today's keynote is "Oracle's Converged Strategy: From On-Premises to Cloud…and Back " by Dave Donatelli. , 9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m., at Moscone North, Hall D.
It had been a really busy two days for us but today is even more packed for Oracle Linux and Virtualization teams. Just check out those sessions we have lined up for you:
Sessions and Hands-On-Labs:
As usual, we have some great showcase theatre sessions lined up as well:
Today is also your last chance to win these great prizes so don't forget to come to Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and OpenStack Showcase at Moscone South, Booth 121.
Hope you have a great Wednesday at and come and see us at our sessions and showcase.
Yesterday, we published all our Sessions and Hands-on-Labs at Oracle OpenWorld. Today's Friday Spotlight is dedicated to our Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and OpenStack Showcase at Moscone South, Booth 121 where we will have Oracle demo kiosks, partners and theatre sessions. We have 8 Partners showcasing their solution and 8 Oracle product demos presented by Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, Oracle VM for VirtualBox, SGD, Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux teams. Makes sure to stop by and have a conversation.
Here's the showcase layout:
As you see from the layout, we also have a theatre in the showcase. The schedule for our theatre session is as follows, mark the times to hear some exciting, interesting topics from our Partners and Oracle team:
If you are still not so sure, here are more reason to come by. We are giving away some amazing gifts and you can enter in a raffle to win an Intel NUC or a Penguin. Get your passport which we will distribute at the booth 121 and the Oracle Linux and Virtualization sessions, have it stamped by Partners, then stop by our showcase theatre at 3pm that day for the drawing.
We hope to see you at Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and OpenStack Showcase.
We are happy to welcome amitego AG to our Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and OpenStack Showcase this year. They will be showcasing their product VISULOX in the showcase area but also provide insight into the product during theatre session listed below at Oracle OpenWorld on Oct 26-28.
amitego AG is not new to Oracle Infrastructure products, nor to Oracle OpenWorld. Its mission is to make IT a safer place, by addressing secure access by privileged users, and this through its Remote Access Control and Management Solution Suite, VISULOX.
VISULOX is based on the Oracle Secure Global Desktop Software, offering customers a flexible and powerful way to control and document all activities of the privileged users in the IT environment. If you want to know more about the VISULOX and amitego, come to their theatre session:
Title: VISULOX—Controlled Privileged Access to Cloud Services [THT11226]
Speaker: Tillmann A. Basien, CEO, amitego Engineering GmbH
As we countdown to Oracle OpenWorld 2015, we will be introducing you to the partners that will demo their products in Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and OpenStack Showcase at Moscone South, Booth #121 and talk about our Oracle Linux, Oracle VM sessions, Hands-on Labs and Oracle demos.
Until now, enterprises that wish to run Oracle Database 12c and Oracle Database In-Memory option on a single Intel-based server have been limited to 8-socket systems. See how SGI, one of the global leaders in high-performance computing solutions and the newly announced SGI UV 300RL supported with Oracle Linux enable large and growing environments to achieve real-time operations and accelerate data analytics at unprecedented scale.
In this showcase, you can see their solution that enables you to become a Real-Time Enterprise using SGI servers with Oracle Database in-memory feature.
Don't miss SGI's showcase theatre session: SGI Introduces Breakthrough System for Oracle Database In-Memory [THT11261]
Speaker: Bill Dunmire, Sr. Director Prod Mgmt & Marketing, HPDA, Silicon Graphics International Corp
See SGI at Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and OpenStack Showcase, Booth #121, Kiosk # SLX-015.
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