Oracle Cloud

Is Oracle in Trouble (Longer Term) With Its Oracle Cloud vs AWS?

Executive Summary Oracle is a dominant database vendor, but Oracle is set to lose out in database growth and IaaS growth in the future. How AWS threatens Oracle’s account control and how AWS dramatically differs from Oracle in using products themselves Our prediction of what will happen versus AWS (Oracle Cloud vs. AWS) Video Introduction: Oracle…

Oracle Cloud

The Top 3 Things to Look for In a Cloud Service Provider

Executive Summary Companies often can use help in what to look for in a cloud service provider. These are our top three items. Introduction Before moving into cloud service provider selection, it is important to establish some of the following selection principles. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for…

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How Accurate is Oracle’s “Cut Your AWS Bill in Half”​ Guarantee?

Executive Summary Oracle has made many claims about cutting the bill of AWS customers dramatically. We investigate this claim by Oracle. Introduction We caught SAP lying about its promise to reduce the costs of customers using AWS. After reviewing how Oracle constructed this premeditated lie, This is the kind of BS that makes you so…

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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. Video Introduction: Why Oracle Cloud is Not Multi-tenant? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) Oracle very frequently compares its Oracle Cloud to AWS and to GCP and Azure. However, a point…

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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. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for this article and other…

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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….

Oracle Cloud

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’s 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…