Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0 Officially Released


We are proud to announce the availability of Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0. This release contains significant improvements, with a large number of enhancement and bug fixes. See the official Oracle announcement here. New data sheet with all features available on Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0 is already available here.

I would like to highlight just a few of the many new features:

Paravirtualization support for modern Windows and Linux guests

Oracle VM VirtualBox is able to expose a paravirtualization interface to facilitate accurate and efficient execution of software. Once the virtual machine platform is defined, Oracle VM VirtualBox improves guest OS performances by leveraging built-in virtualization support (KVM on Linux guests and Hyper-V on Windows guests).

Read more at Oracle’s Virtualization Blog.