VirtualBox 6.1 Beta 2 Released As Oracle's Next Virtualization Update Approaches

Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 25 October 2019 at 08:08 AM EDT. 13 Comments
Oracle today released their second public beta of the forthcoming VirtualBox 6.1 virtualization software.

While VirtualBox 6.1 is referred to by Oracle engineers as a "minor release", it is fairly notable with its changes over VirtualBox 6.0:

- Better support for nested hardware virtualization on Intel CPUs.

- The VirtualBox 6.1 run-time now supports up to 1024 CPUs.

- A variety of user-interface improvements.

- Better import/export support to Oracle Cloud.

- Dropping support for running VMs without hardware virtualization support.

- Various Windows host fixes/improvements.

- VirtualBox's EFI code has been updated as well as adding NVRAM support to "improve compatibility with OSes significantly."

More details on VirtualBox 6.1 Beta 2 via
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