Virtual Machines Documentation
Oracle's VirtualBoxVirtualBox for Windows Resources Page
First download and install the VirtualBox Platform package for the desired platform
Then download and install the corresponding VirtualBox Extension Pack
Step-by-step instructions for installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox running on a Windows platform
VirtualBoxes - Free VirtualBox® Images; pre-configured operating systems - various platforms
How to dual boot and virtualize the same partition under VirtualBoxDetails here
Microsoft HyperVA BIOS update may be required for some computers to install the Hyper-V Role and/or start Hyper-V virtual machines
How to Install HyperV
Five Excellent Uses of Windows 8 HyperV
Running VirtualBox and HyperV on the Same MachineSide by Side - Virtual Box + Hyper-V (Windows 8 Pro) - Solve with Different Boot Configuration;
This article explains how to have both Oracle's VirtualBox and Microsoft's HyperV installed on the same machine without conflicts
Alternatives to Virtual MachinesDrawbridge; A new form of virtualization for application sandboxing (45 minute video; an alternative to virtual machines)
SLO Bytes VM Geek SessionsI held two meetings to demonstrate and implement virtual machines using Oracle's VirtualBox.
The last session took place on May 9, 2013 in the KCBX Training Center, 4100 Vachell Lane, San Luis Obispo, CA. My notes appear below.
Thanks to Alan Raul and the other members of the Linux SIG for allowing me to incorporate the second Geek Session on virtual machines into their Linux SIG.
My Virtual Machines HandoutsGeek Session Handout
Notes on Geek Session
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