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Oracle virtualization News
February 10, 2015
The Exadata X5 release has more updates to it than any previous release. This guide provides summaries of the changes Oracle has made for Exadata X5.
June 09, 2014
This news roundup covers Oracle's plan to integrate the OpenDaylight software-defined networking framework with Solaris, plus its GreenBytes purchase.
April 29, 2014
A review and preview of the latest version of Oracle Solaris, Solaris 11.2.
February 13, 2014
Oracle on Azure will be generally available on March 12; Oracle is partnering with Pluribus Networks; SAP set to certify Oracle Database 12c.
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IT shops running Oracle on VMware say they often get mixed messages regarding support. Oracle Support does one thing; Oracle sales reps say another. Continue Reading
Oracle won’t support Oracle RAC on VMware at all, largely for political and outdated technical reasons, according to end users, consultants and vendors. Continue Reading
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