Given Oracle's pricing
Why would any sane organization want to use yet more Oracle software ?
Also a bug in the "automated DBA" could result in multiple companies databases crashing at the same time.
Oracle’s annual OpenWorld conference is over. The streets of San Francisco are free of the hordes of execs, devs and analysts, and everyone has gone home to mull over what they've learned. The order of the day was - quelle surprise - cloud, plus a good measure of machine learning, blockchain and chatbots thrown in on the side …
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They have sure hidden it well then. Oracle DB patches are some of the most painful and complex such exercises I have ever encountered. Versus say SQL Server where it's click and go!
Not to mention having to allow Java to run the installer for Oracle!
... obviously. Freeing skilled staff from mundane tasks is going to fundamentally be about freeing Oracle DBAs from the payroll entirely, thus reinforcing lock in and setting the stage for lucrative consulting deals because such companies will neither have the skills to port elsewhere nor maintain their client side systems independently.