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|Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.1 Administration Guide Oracle VM Server for SPARC|
This chapter provides an overview of the Oracle VM Server for SPARC software.
The Oracle VM Server for SPARC software depends on particular Oracle Solaris OS versions, required software patches, and particular versions of system firmware. For more information, see Required and Recommended Oracle Solaris OS in Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.1 Release Notes.
Oracle VM Server for SPARC provides highly efficient, enterprise-class virtualization capabilities for Oracle's SPARC T-Series servers. Using the Oracle VM Server for SPARC software, you can create up to 128 virtual servers, called logical domains, on a single system. This kind of configuration enables you to take advantage of the massive thread scale offered by SPARC T-Series servers and the Oracle Solaris OS.
This chapter covers the following topics: