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Oracle VM Implementation and Administration Guide by Edward Whalen

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Summary

This chapter provided some insight into the Oracle VM architecture. By understanding the architecture, you will find it is easier to understand the factors that influence performance and functionality. The beginning part of the chapter covered the components of the Oracle VM system—the Oracle VM Server and the Oracle VM Manager as well as the Agent, which is a key component of the system.

Because of Oracle VM’s use of the Xen Hypervisor, this chapter also covered the architecture of the Xen virtualization environment and the Xen Hypervisor. The Xen virtualization system is an open-source project, which is heavily influenced by Oracle since Oracle relies on it. This chapter provided an overview of the Xen system and Xen Hypervisor, as ...

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