OVM 3.4 released!

VirtualizationOracle releases OVM 3.4!





Oracle released last Thursday the latest iteration of their flagship Type 1 hypervisor, Oracle VM for x86.  Some of the new features include:

  • Xen 4.4 hypervisor
  • Storage Live Migration
  • FCoE and UEFI boot support
  • KDump in DOM0
  • Direct OVA import
  • Automatic VNC/Serial Console on OVM Manager
  • OSWatcher installed and configured to run at boot on OVM Server
  • Up to 256 vCPU’s in a single VM
  • General performance improvements in administration tools
  • Simple name persistance in Repositories (keep original name when moving to new OVM Manager)
  • SNMP MIB’s for monitoring OVM Server
  • VIP for server pools deprecated

I’ll be kicking the tires soon and provide some more insight on the implications of these new features.  Stay Tuned!


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