Oracle VM Benefits

Robin Saikat Chatterjee
Head of Oracle Exadata Centre of Excellence at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
* Ability to patch with no downtime. * Ability to ensure all prerequisites are satisfied without manual intervention saves time, effort, and makes the systems that we deploy for our clients more secure. * 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. View full review »
User at Mythics Inc
The big benefits to Oracle VM that I see in users that I work with are, first of all, performance. You don’t have what I call the "virtualization tax" like you do on other hypervisors. The CPU that you buy actually becomes more and more useful. You don’t have all that overhead. You get really good disk performance, almost comparable to bare metal when you configure it correctly. That’s an important feature for people that are using it. Overall, the biggest performance is around virtualization and automation, you can build private clouds with Oracle VM using Enterprise Manager. View full review »
Sandeep Shenoy
Consultant at hadafq8
It is cloud-based, so I can access the management consoles from anywhere within or outside my organization if I have VPN access. Its a very light pool so its quite fast in nature, the hypervisor itself is very small its around one and half gig in size so its very light, and boots very fast. It consumes no overhead. For example, if there is a physical server of say 128 gigs and 4 core CPU, all of these 4 cores and 128 gigs are available to you. In addition, on the network card you can do WLAN tagging, you can do non WLAN tagging, you can do IP based multi-passing and you can do storage level multi-passing. View full review »
Isaac Nelson Walulya
‎Solutions Consultant
Oracle VM is a solution that grows with your business. It can easily be scaled up, and it is a great storage platform. View full review »
Luis Fregoso
Oracle VM SME at TDS (OneNeck IT Solutions)
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. View full review »
President at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
It's similar to being Citrix-based with a little bit of difference on the technology side. It seems to handle some of the database mechanics better. Again, that's probably just the sampling size we've done, which may not be big enough, but it does seem to work with those a little bit better in our experience. View full review »
Ivan Kirtyanov
System Administrator at Compass Plus
We have found this is a reliable system and it is really easy to install. View full review »
Ray Fox
We will implement a full dev/test environment with Oracle RAC and standalone databases. We will be able to fully use our ULA license agreement with Oracle and provide flexibility to our development teams. View full review »
Senior Project Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
It is very useful for the project management of our company. View full review »

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