2014-10-13 10:20:00 UTC

Oracle VM vs. latest VMWare?


Do you have anything that compares the latest Oracle VM with the latest VMWare, feature for feature? I want to understand the strengths of both.

Thanks.

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99 Answers
Consultant

Basically if you want to run any oracle database or packaged product OVM is compatible. If its windows OVM runs in HVM ( hardware emulated mode) which is not as good as PVM in some respects .

2016-07-04 12:16:18 UTC04 July 16
Real User

Hi Russell
Similar buth here is another feature for feature comparison.
http://www.unixarena.com/2014/05/oracle-vm-x86-vs-vmware-vsphere.html

Rgds,
Siya Mamfanya

2014-10-14 20:31:28 UTC14 October 14
Real UserTOP 20

We do Microsoft Hyper-V vs. VMWare etc.

Check out: http://www.whymicrosoft.com/Pages/vmware.aspx

2014-10-14 10:07:15 UTC14 October 14
Real UserTOP 5LEADERBOARD

Both are similar in features however if this is for ODA appliance then you should know that currently no management is offered and everything is converted to VM via Oracles Virtual Box.

Dan Gillman

2014-10-13 15:18:16 UTC13 October 14
Real User

You can also try the below link as OVM is based on Xen you can use Xen in comparison.

http://www.virtualizationmatrix.com/

vFP

2014-10-13 13:55:12 UTC13 October 14
ResellerTOP 5LEADERBOARD

Check out this comparison.

This is not a complete comparison because it does not list all of the applications that VMware supports. Most of the Windows applications, VMware supports (there are updates that need to be made but this gives an apples to apples comparison - https://www.ombud.com/product/compare/oracle-vm

Todd

2014-10-13 13:36:23 UTC13 October 14
Consultant

I think this link may help:
-Form VMware Side: *http://goo.gl/6GVytp <http://goo.gl/6GVytp>*
-Form Oracle Side: *http://goo.gl/8OoFzZ <http://goo.gl/8OoFzZ>*

2014-10-13 13:31:41 UTC13 October 14
Real User
2014-10-13 11:20:01 UTC13 October 14
Consultant

You can have a look at Configuration Maximums sheets for both products. It is not exactly what you search (feature for feature).
Anyway, they haven't exactly the same features nor should them. But it is a good starting point to compare products.

2014-10-13 11:16:14 UTC13 October 14
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