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What is the full form of VirtualBox?

VirtualBox. Oracle VM VirtualBox (formerly Sun VirtualBox, Sun xVM VirtualBox and Innotek VirtualBox) is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor for x86 virtualization, developed by Oracle Corporation. Created by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008, which was, in turn, acquired by Oracle in 2010.

What is Oracle VM VirtualBox?

Oracle VM VirtualBox (formerly Sun VirtualBox, Sun xVM VirtualBox and Innotek VirtualBox) is a free and open-source hypervisor for x86 computers currently being developed by Oracle Corporation. Developed initially by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008 which was in turn acquired by Oracle in 2010.

Who owns VirtualBox?

Created by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008, which was, in turn, acquired by Oracle in 2010. VirtualBox may be installed on Windows, macOS, Linux, Solaris and OpenSolaris.

What is the difference between Oracle Cloud and VirtualBox?

Oracle Cloud Free Tier lets anyone build, test, and deploy applications on Oracle Cloud—for free. VirtualBox is a powerful Cross-platform Virtualization Software for x86-based systems. Cross-platform means that it installs on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Solaris x86 computers.

What is VirtualBox?

Updated: 09/03/2019 by. VirtualBox is open-source software for virtualizing the x86 computing architecture. It acts as a hypervisor, creating a VM (virtual machine) in which the user can run another OS (operating system). The operating system in which VirtualBox runs is called the host OS.

What is Oracle VM VirtualBox host OS?

Host operating system (host OS). This is the OS of the physical computer on which Oracle VM VirtualBox was installed. There are versions of Oracle VM VirtualBox for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Oracle Solaris hosts.

What is a virtual machine?

Virtual machines ¶. When we describe VirtualBox as a virtualization product, we refer to full virtualization, that is, the particular kind of virtualization that allows an unmodified operating system with all of its installed software to run in a special environment, on top of your existing operating system.

Does Oracle VM VirtualBox have a front end?

Alternative Front-Ends As briefly mentioned in Section 1.3, “Features Overview”, Oracle VM VirtualBox has a very flexible internal design that enables you to use multiple interfaces to control the same virtual machines.

In addition to solutions that are hypervisor-based, Oracle also offers virtualization built in to hardware and Oracle operating systems to deliver the most complete and optimized solution for your entire computing environment. What is a virtual machine (vm)? READ_ME_FIRST: What Do I Do with All of Those SPARC Threads? (PDF)

What operating systems does VirtualBox run on?

Is VirtualBox owned by Oracle?

Created by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008, which was, in turn, acquired by Oracle in 2010. VirtualBox may be installed on Windows, macOS, Linux, Solaris and OpenSolaris. There are also ports to FreeBSD and Genode.

What is VirtualBox?

Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. See About VirtualBox for an introduction.

What license does VirtualBox use?

How is VirtualBox licensed? The VirtualBox base package contains the full VirtualBox source code and platform binaries and is licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 2. You can distribute and modify the base package, provided that you distribute all modifications under the GPLv2 as well.

What is the latest version of Oracle VM VirtualBox?

Oracle VM VirtualBox The latest release is version 6.1.26. Oracle VM VirtualBox Base Packages - 6.1.26 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack

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