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  • + OVM subscription includes license for Enterprise Manager
  • + Use OVM to control Oracle Licenses for better TCO
  • + Default choice for Oracle apps (support)
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  • - Skills - OVM not as widely known as Vmware
  • - Xen Based - Market is working more toward KVM
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  Content  
Content Creator
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Content created by Virtualizationmatrix; (Contributors: Sean Cohen, Yaniv Dary, Raissa Tona, Larry W. Bailey)
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  Assessment  
Overview
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vSphere 6.0 Desktop - Click Here For Overview
RHV 3.5 - Click Here For Details
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Oracle VM 3.4 with Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control and OpenStack
Maturity
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RHV 3.5 released in Feb 2015 - (RHV 3.4 - June 2014, RHV 3.3 - January 2014, RHV 3.2 - June 2013, RHV 3.1 - Dec 2012, RHV 2.1 - Nov 2009, 2.2: Aug 2010, RHV 3.0: Jan 2012)
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Current Stable Release OVM 3.4: March 26 2016 - Initial Release Date - July 31st of 2008
  Pricing  
Virtualization
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Desktop :
$65 / Powered on Desktop vm
Yes (included in RHV hypervisor subscription)
Oracle VM Premier Limited for 2 Sockets Servers 1 Yr - $599.00; Oracle VM Premier for more than 2 Sockets Servers 1 Yr - $1,199.00;
Management
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Yes, combined RHEL and RHV offering 26% savings
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Bundle/Kit Pricing
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Horizon View Bundle, Horizon View Add-on to Bundle Upgrade
RHV: No (RHEL: 1/4/unlimited)
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Guest OS Licensing
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Yes (RHV-M)
No
VM Mobility and HA expand
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  VM Mobility  
Live Migration of VMs
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Yes (except with CPU pass-through)
Yes - Live Migration
Migration Compatibility
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Yes
Maintenance Mode
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Yes (LB) - Built-in (CPU) and Scheduler for custom
Yes - Maintenance Mode
Automated Live Migration
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Yes (Power Saving)
Yes
Power Management
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Yes
NEW
Yes
Storage Migration
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200 hosts/cluster
Yes
  HA/DR  
Cluster Size
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Yes (HA)
32 Hosts in Cluster/Pool
Integrated HA (Restart vm)
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Yes (HA, WatchDog)
Yes - Clustered Pool
Automatic VM Reset
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No
Yes
VM Lockstep Protection
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No (native);
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: Satellite
Application/Service HA
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No (yes with Symantec Storage Foundation - Fee-Based Add-On)
Replication / Site Failover
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Yes
Yes
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  General  
Central Management
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Third-party plug-in framework
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Yes - OVM Manager & Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Virtual and Physical
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Yes (AD and IPA)
Yes - Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
RBAC / AD-Integration
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No (native)
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: CloudForms)
Yes - Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Cross-Vendor Mgmt
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Yes (RHV-M, Power User Portal)
Yes - Adding 3rd Party Plug-in from Bluemedora Partner
Browser Based Mgmt
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Yes (extended functionality with CloudForms - Fee-Based Add On)
Yes - OVM Manager & Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Adv. Operation Management
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Yes (Live Migration - unlimited concurrent migrations, 3 by default)
Yes - Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
  Updates and Backup  
Hypervisor Upgrades
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Yes (Red Hat Network)
Yes
VM Patching
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Yes; Including RAM
Yes
Live VM Snapshot
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Backup API
Yes - Hot Clones
Backup Integration API
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No
Yes
Integrated Backup
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No (native);
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: Satellite 6)
  Deployment  
Automated Host Deployments
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Yes, CloudInit and Glance support - NEW
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Yes
VM Templates
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No (native);
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: CloudForms Deployables)
Yes
Tiered VM Templates
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No (native);
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: Satellite)
Yes
Host Profiles
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No
Yes
Storage Profiles
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Yes (Quota, Devices SLA, CPU Shares)
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  Other  
Resource Pools
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V2V, P2V & Partners
No