Xen vs Oracle VM Server: What are the differences?
Xen: Advancing virtualization in a number of different commercial and open source applications. It is a hypervisor using a microkernel design, providing services that allow multiple computer operating systems to execute on the same computer hardware concurrently. It was developed by the Linux Foundation and is supported by Intel; Oracle VM Server: Open Cloud Virtualization. It is a zero license cost server virtualization and management solution that makes enterprise applications easier to deploy, manage, and support. Backed worldwide by affordable enterprise-quality support for both Oracle and non-Oracle environments, it reduces operations and support costs while increasing IT efficiency and agility.
Xen and Oracle VM Server belong to "Virtualization Platform" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Xen are:
- Xen 4.10 or Newer
On the other hand, Oracle VM Server provides the following key features:
- Fully integrated enterprise management from disk to applications to cloud
- Rapid enterprise application deployment with Oracle VM Templates
- All Oracle applications are fully certified on Oracle VM Server for x86
Xen is an open source tool with 218 GitHub stars and 158 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Xen's open source repository on GitHub.