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Oracle VM Implementation and Administration Guide by Edward Whalen

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Microsoft Hyper-V

Microsoft Hyper-V is the latest entry into the world of virtualization. Microsoft introduced it as a beta product with Windows 2008 and it was later updated to the production version in June 2008. There are two versions of Microsoft Hyper-V: a stand-alone “virtualization server,” and a part of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. Microsoft Hyper-V only runs on x86_64 hardware.

Converting Microsoft Hyper-V Images to Oracle VM

A few steps are involved in converting a Hyper-V disk to Oracle VM. The first is to copy the .vhd file to the running_pool on the Oracle VM Server. Because Hyper-V does not use a vm.cfg file, you must create one. When you are finished, there should be at least two files in the running_pool/<virtual machine> ...

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