Oracle wants to compete with Amazon AWS data center update




Oracle gives its infrastructure-as-a-service update aiming to outdo its main competitor Amazon. Oracle offers powerful features after the update 36 cores. To improve its cloud offerings takes about Oracle security Palerra.

The second generation of Oracle’s infrastructure-as-a-service was at the OpenWorld conference the company announced by CEO Larry Ellison. The CEO focused in particular on market leader Amazon. According to Ellison, the Dense Cloud IO server offerings from Oracle powerful and cheaper than the most powerful range of Amazon’s AWS platform.

Oracle Dense Cloud IDE provides 36 cores, 512GB RAM and SSD storage 28,8TB at an hourly rate that would fall 20 percent lower than that of Amazon. Oracle is still far behind Amazon, but also competitors such as Microsoft, IBM and Google, as calculated SRG Research early August.

Oracle is going to be performing redundant infrastructure over three so-called Availability Domains. By hosts within such a domain is bandwidth 10Gbit / s with a latency of less than 100 microseconds, between domains within a region puts Oracle 1Tb / s lines and then the latency is less than 5ms. Initially, Oracle will update its infrastructure in its data center in Arizona to follow in June next year, only England and Germany.

Oracle also announced Cloud @ Customer to. Here the company’s hardware and software installs itself as it uses for its Public Cloud platform, in customer data centers. Who hire the platform and have the advantage that it is behind the company’s firewall and that Oracle management and maintenance accounts for. During Oracle OpenWorld is also known to take over Palerra. This company aims to respond immediately to security incidents with cloud services. The company previously include developing a tool that analyzes user behavior in online services. An acquisition price was not disclosed.


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