PacktLib: Getting Started with Oracle VM VirtualBox

Getting Started with Oracle VM VirtualBox

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Introduction to Virtualization

Hypervisor

Reasons to use Virtualization

Oracle VM VirtualBox

Virtualization components

VirtualBox features

How VirtualBox functions

Oracle VM VirtualBox architecture

Summary

Installation of Oracle VM VirtualBox on Linux

Basic requirements

Installation

Start VirtualBox

Update VirtualBox

Remove VirtualBox

Summary

VM Creation on VirtualBox

Creating the guest virtual machine

Starting the virtual machine

Virtual machine groups

Virtual machine snapshots

Virtual machine clone

Summary

Installing OEL

Installing Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.0

Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions

Using shared folders

Mounting the folders

Memory management techniques

Summary

Virtual Networking

Virtual networking hardware

Networking modes

Bridged networking

Internal networking

Summary

Virtual Storage

Virtual disk

Hard disk controllers

Summary

Index