Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Sep 10, 2014
Here is a blog post on the virtualization presence at Oracle OpenWorld by Oracle's Doan Nguyen, "A Tribute to Aerosmith.":
Amazing. We’ve come full circle. Think about it. It’s Oracle OpenWorld again. You gotta move. Get the lead out. Come together. Walk this way.
Focus on Virtualization and OpenStack and check out a very exciting line up of sessions. A few highlights of the line up taking place at the Intercontinental Hotel:
GEN 8471 General Session: Oracle Virtualization Strategy and Roadmap
Join Wim Coekaerts, Oracle Senior VP of Linux and Virtualization Engineering, to hear about exciting innovations that will make you rethink virtualization and cloud.
CON8473 Oracle Distribution of OpenStack: Making OpenStack an Enterprise-Grade Solution
CON8358 Building a Private Cloud with Oracle’s OpenStack for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM
Come by and hear Ronen Kofman in these sessions discuss how the Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux is helping to ruggedize cloud infrastructure for IT.
CON6746 Integrating Oracle VM into an Enterprise-Grade OpenStack Cloud: CERN Case Study
For a customer’s perspective, join the CERN team: Giacomo Tenaglia, Systems Engineer, CERN and Ignacio Coterillo Coz, DB Engineer, CERN as they share their trail blazing experience and OpenStack implementation best practices.
CON8472 What’s New with Oracle VM Server for x86 and SPARC: A Technical Deep Dive
Join the deeply seasoned product team, well…to hear about the latest.
CON8356 Oracle’s Next-Generation SDN Platform
Curious about what the “Next Gen SDN Platform” will look like? Join our architects as they share what they’ve been up to.
Oh yeah. I’m ready. I don’t want to miss a thing.
More Oracle OpenWorld countdown highlights to come next week.
Friday Sep 05, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Sep 05, 2014
The new EMC Storage Integrator plug-in supports Oracle VM 3.3. Storage Connect plug-ins allow customers to discover and provision EMC Storage arrays through Oracle VM Manager. One more way to simplify management of your virtual infrastructure. How simplified? In a few steps: Discover, Create, Provision and Go.
Check out the documentation and test drive for yourself.
Tuesday Sep 02, 2014
amitego AG: Partners Showcasing Their Solutions at Oracle Linux and Oracle Virtualization with OpenStack Showcase
By Zeynep Koch-Oracle on Sep 02, 2014
Thursday Aug 21, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Aug 21, 2014
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
- And much more!
Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Aug 12, 2014
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.
Friday Aug 08, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Aug 08, 2014
Friday Jul 25, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Jul 25, 2014
Happy SysAdmin day and happy Friday!
Friday Jul 18, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Jul 18, 2014
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!!
Brazil - August 2
Panamá - August 4
Chile - August 4 and 5
Costa Rica - August 6
Perú - August 7
México - August 8
Guatemala - August 11
Argentina - August 11 and 12
El Salvador - August 13
Uruguay - August 14 and 15
Colombia - August 15 and 16
Ecuador - August 18 and 19
If you live in the areas where the events are taking place, I highly recommend checking them out.
We'll see you next week!
Friday Jul 04, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Jul 04, 2014
Happy Friday, and for those of us in the US, happy Independence Day!
It's been an exciting week for Oracle Virtualization with the release of Oracle VM 3.3! If you haven't read Honglin's excellent blog post on what's new, be sure to have a look at it.
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.
See you next week!
Friday Jun 27, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Jun 27, 2014
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!
Thursday Jun 26, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Jun 26, 2014
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.
Wednesday Jun 18, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Jun 18, 2014
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.
June 24, 2014
10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET
Friday Jun 13, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Jun 13, 2014
Friday May 30, 2014
By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on May 30, 2014
Oracle's Ronen Kofman kicked off a fantastic series this week on OpenStack network architecture. Our Spotlight today is the first article in that series, "Diving into OpenStack Network Architecture - Part 1."
See you next week!
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