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Oracle VM Manager 2.1.2

By : Tarry Singh
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Oracle VM Manager 2.1.2

By: Tarry Singh

Overview of this book

Virtualization is taking the technology world by storm and dramatically helping organizations save money. Oracle VM is free and forked from the open source Xen hypervisor, which brings down your upfront costs for an agile data center. The robust capabilities and easy-to-use web interface of Oracle VM Manager helps administrators manage their Internal Data Center from anywhere in the world, helping us come closer to ubiquitous computing. This practical book will give you hands-on experience on how to manage your Virtual Machines using Oracle VM Manager. Equipped with step-by-step installation and management information you will not only learn to manage your Virtual Data Center but also will include this guide among the books you consider most essential. This book will take you into the various methods of importing Virtual Machines. You will learn to import VMs through HTTP/FTP, Repository servers, and even import other VM formats such as VMware VMs. You will also learn about the Xen utilities such as xm, xentop, and virsh. You will learn to manage your VMs through the simple and intuitive web interface of Oracle VM Manager. No matter how compact it may seem, this book covers all the essentials while keeping your learning experience to the point. The book has been deliberately written in a conversational manner so that you feel at home while learning Oracle VM Manager.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Oracle VM Manager 2.1.2
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Getting the software

Going to the Oracle's VM site ( will lead us directly to Oracle's e-delivery center ( For more information, go to Oracle's Linux portal:

All we need to do is to read the EULA carefully and we can go ahead and download the software of our choice. There are Oracle VM templates, Oracle Enterprise Linux Servers, and of course Oracle VM Manager and Oracle VM Servers packages.

Oracle has been working hard and keeping the e-delivery center pretty much up-to-date. The Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 UPDATE 2 has been recently made available and can be downloaded the minute we acknowledge and accept the legal agreement and fill in the details. Here, we can choose to download the 32 bit version of Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 Update 2. It has been built from Open Source Linux source code. We will go ahead and perform installation on the 64 bit platform...