“OVM or OLVM – what’s the difference
These are 2 completely different platforms. This means that in the past (Oracle VM) it was Xen-based hypervisor underneath, and now it is going to be KVM, as the Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager is oVirt based platform, which uses KVM as the hypervisor. This obviously also impacts possible options how to protect these environments. Oracle VM still has primary way of doing backups using export storage repository.
However, for Oracle Linux VM we have 3 more strategies” – says Marcin Kubacki, CSA at Storware.