Oracle Cloud

Why Oracle Cloud is Not Multi-tenant

Executive Summary Oracle has made some curious claims regarding Oracle Cloud’s multitenancy. In this article, we review the problems with these claims. Introduction Oracle very frequently compares its Oracle Cloud to AWS and to GCP and Azure. Notice the table below. Comparisons like this assumed that each of the items is comparable. However, Oracle Cloud…

Oracle Cloud

Does Oracle’s Bare Metal Outperform AWS’s Bare Metal?

Executive Summary Oracle has made some bizarre claims around its bare-metal performance versus Oracle. We evaluate the accuracy of these claims in this article. Introduction Oracle begins by proposing that customers have been waiting for their cloud to arrive. “Enterprises have long sought a cloud that’s optimally tuned to run large, complex production systems. Today, there’s…

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How Oracle Is Lying About AWS’s Internal Data Centers

Executive Summary Oracle has responded to reports of significant outages in the Oracle Cloud by making false claims around co-location. In this article, we review the statements made by Oracle representatives. Introduction Oracle Cloud uses a lower quality 100% co-located strategy for its data centers. This has been leading to downtime, as explained in the…

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How Common Are Oracle Cloud Outages and Who Cares?

Executive Summary Oracle Cloud appears to have outage issues. In this article, we answer how common these outage issues and what they mean for customers. Introduction Oracle Cloud uses a lower quality 100% colocated strategy for its data centers. This has been leading to downtime, as explained by Ahmed Azmi of Brightwork Research & Analysis….

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The Problem with the Oracle Cloud and Colocation

Executive Summary Oracle presents the Oracle Cloud as if it is a competitive cloud offering. In addition to functionality shortcomings, Oracle Cloud has location shortcomings as well. Introduction It all started with a conversation. The customer was angry. I listened, asked a few questions, and decided to investigate. You can read the customer story in…

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What Oracle’s Cloud Strategy Means for Customers

Executive Summary Oracle has a strategy for the cloud that will lead to long-term issues for Oracle customers. We cover the problems and how customers should interpret what Oracle is doing. Introduction Listen to Oracle’s cloud pitch in the OpenWorld 2018 sessions. The narratives invariably lead to one destination: Database. When Oracle talks about infrastructure…

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How Gartner Rates Oracle and IBM as Tier 2 Clouds

Executive Summary Gartner rates Oracle and IBM as tier 2 clouds. We explain what does this mean for these companies and their cloud future. Introduction Audience: IT and business executives – IT procurement & operations professionals – Developers. Summary: As of April 2018, Gartner classifies AWS, Microsoft, and Google as Tier 1 clouds. IBM and…