Chapter 12: VirtualBox for Oracle
Oracle VM VirtualBox, formerly known as Sun VirtualBox or Sun xVM VirtualBox, is a hypervisor for x86 computers from Oracle Corporation. Oracle VM VirtualBox is a cross–platform virtualization software that allows you to run multiple OSs at the same time on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Oracle Solaris OSs. Many IT professionals heavily leverage VirtualBox to learn new and emerging technologies. VirtualBox allows IT professionals to test, develop, demo, and deploy their applications and databases on virtual machines (VMs) on their local desktops or laptops.