As we go about the chapters in part II of this book, we will see in detail where these roles can be used.
Oracle VM Manager a Virtual Machine Lifecycle Management (VMLM) tool that helps us monitor the complete life cycle of a VM until its decommissioning. It covers other tasks such as importing, cloning, migrating, creating, and configuring server pools. It also covers management of VM Servers, resource management of templates, media, shared storage, and finally Oracle VM Manager Users and groups.
Oracle VM Manager is a feature rich tool and hopefully Oracle will continue its push into Cloud Computing by providing WebUIs for mobile applications where one can manage the Oracle VM platform with ease.
Throughout the book we will provide in depth detail about all aspects of using Oracle VM Manager, installing Oracle VM Server, and touch lightly all aspects of Oracle VM Management. We will go about installing the Oracle VM platform and managing it. Now let's take a look at Oracle VM Server.