Oracle VM: What VM Guest Configuration (HVM, PVM, HVM+PV) Gives The Best Performance? (Doc ID 2115397.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Oracle VM guests can be configured using a variety of virtualization methods: HVM (fully-virtualized machine), PVM (partially-virtualized machin), HVM+PV (fully-virtualized machine with PV drivers).  Which method gives the best performance?
 

Solution

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