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Oracle VM Implementation and Administration Guide by Edward Whalen

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Oracle VM Architecture

Oracle VM is a virtualization system that consists of both industry standard open-source components (mainly the Xen Hypervisor) and Oracle enhancements. Oracle does not use the stock Xen Hypervisor; it has performed significant modifications and contributions to the open-source Xen Hypervisor development. In addition to Xen utilities, Oracle provides its own utilities and products to enhance and optimize Oracle VM.

As discussed previously, the Oracle VM system is made up of two components: the Oracle VM Manager and the Oracle VM Server, as shown in Figure 3-1. The basic architecture is comprised of the VM Manager, which you can install on either a standalone server or a VM (Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Oracle Enterprise ...

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