Oracle VM vs XenServer

Oracle VM is ranked 3rd in Server Virtualization Software with 16 reviews vs XenServer which is ranked 6th in Server Virtualization Software with 1 review. The top reviewer of Oracle VM writes "The valuable features are the cost and the convenience of the physical machines, meaning that you can have multiple virtual machines that you can use for many other different tools". The top reviewer of XenServer writes "Most people know VMWare and Hyper-V. XenServer fits right in the middle". Oracle VM is most compared with vSphere, KVM and Hyper-V. XenServer is most compared with Proxmox VE, vSphere and Hyper-V.
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Licensing costs are less for Oracle Linux and for clients moving to the Oracle Cloud, as it is included in the price of the subscription.I recommend this for any customer wanting to reduce their licensing costs for packaged applications.If you choose Oracle hardware, then this virtualization software is included along with support.We were able to deploy our solution at near zero cost compared to other vendors since the licenses come with our Oracle hardware.The cost of scalability. You pay for what you use. It's free to download, free to install, and the support side has been very helpful.Oracle's VM VirtualBox is a powerful, free, and open-source virtualization tool.

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Followers
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Followers
864
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10.0
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Overview
Overview

Oracle VM for x86

Oracle VM for x86 is a Xen based server virtualization platform for public and private cloud and traditional on premise deployment. Oracle VM offers full lifecycle and application deployment from disk to cloud.

Designed and optimized for security, efficiency and performance Oracle VM supports major hardware vendors x86 and storage platforms and can run workloads on Linux, Windows and Oracle Solaris. Uniquely for our virtualization platform it offers live patching via Ksplice enhancing security and minimizing service disruption. Oracle VM supports hard partitioning which can significantly reduce software applications licensing costs.

Oracle VM for SPARC

Oracle VM for SPARC is a firmware based virtualization platform for Oracle and Fujitsu SPARC based servers running Solaris. Oracle VM supports hard partitioning which can significantly reduce software applications licensing costs.

Citrix XenServer is an open source virtualization platform that manages server, desktop and cloud virtual infrastructures. XenServer is straightforward and quick to install. Even the most demanding workloads and automated management processes can take just a couple of minutes to virtualize. XenServer lowers IT costs and increases IT agility and flexibility.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersAmbulance Victoria, Australian Finance Group (AFG), Avnet Technology Solutions, CERN, cloudKleyer, Danish Tax Authority (SKAT), Data Intensity, Dubai World, Engineers Australia, Enkitec, Groupe FLO, Guerra S.A. Implemento, s Rodovišrios, Interactive One, IT Convergence, Jesta Digital, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, KT, Kyoto Prefecture, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory / National Ignition Facility, Multinet Pakistan, National Australia Bank (NAB), Navis LLC, Overhead Door, Overstock.com, Paragon Data, Parks Victoria, Pella, Sunway Shared Services, St. Louis Metro, Terminales Ro de la Plata S.A., University of Massachusetts, Versace, U.S. Army Shared Services Center, SoftLayer, Educational Services of America, Independent Bank, and SK Telecom.
Top Industries
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm
22%
Consumer Goods
11%
Local Government
11%
Pharma/Biotech Company
6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
12%
Comms Service Provider
11%
University
10%
Government
7%
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Non Tech Company
9%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Local Government
9%
Cloud Provider
9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
16%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Transportation Company
7%
University
7%
Company Size
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
20%
Midsize Enterprise
25%
Large Enterprise
55%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
16%
Midsize Enterprise
26%
Large Enterprise
58%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
50%
Midsize Enterprise
33%
Large Enterprise
17%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
27%
Midsize Enterprise
33%
Large Enterprise
39%
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