First of all, you need to install VirtualBox, which is found here. Then download one of the prebuilt VirtualBox images for the Developer Days. You can choose your one here. Download the ova file and then import your VM into VirtualBox.
To import, choose File> Import Appliance in VirtualBox and click choose to select the directory where you want the VM to live, then select your ova file. In this example, I'm using @krisrice's Oracle DeveloperDays VM. Once you click finish, and agree to the licenses, you'll see the 'Oracle Developer Days' VM in VirtualBox with a powered off state.
Great. We're ready to fire up the box and play inside it. All passwords for this are 'oracle', so you cant go wrong. In this, the database is all setup automatically, as is this list of stuff.
- Oracle Linux 5
- Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Enterprise Edition
- Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database Cache
- Oracle XML DB
- Oracle SQL Developer
- Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler
- Oracle Application Express
- Oracle JDeveloper
- Hands-On-Labs (accessed via the Toolbar Menu in Firefox)
So now, login to the vm with oracle/oracle and a terminal window will show you whats available and the network profiles you setup in the VM settings. The network settings I setup for this is here
The NAT adapter looks like this.
and setting up two port forwarding rules, gives us this