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Sun Releases New VirtualBox

April 10, 2009 by · Comments Off on Sun Releases New VirtualBox 

Web Hosting ToolsSANTA CLARA, Calif. – Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced the availability of Sun VirtualBox 2.2, the latest release of its high performance, free and open source virtualization software. VirtualBox 2.2 introduces support for the new Open Virtualization Format (OVF) standard, as well as significant performance enhancements and updates.

OVF is a Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) standard that enables virtual machines or appliances to be imported and exported. Virtual appliances are one or more virtual machines that are pre-installed and configured so they can be shared, published and distributed. VirtualBox 2.2 software enables users to build virtual machines or appliances and effortlessly export them from a development environment and import them into a production environment. Support for OVF also helps to ensure VirtualBox 2.2 software is interoperable with other technologies that follow the standard. Read more

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