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The same Oracle Cloud hardware that Big Red uses to run databases in its own hyperscale cloud will be placed in Microsoft's Azure datacenters, under an expanded collaboration between the two software giants. The hardware will live in Azure under a service called "Oracle Database@Azure", the aim of which is to reduce latency …

  1. abend0c4 Silver badge

    The "lock-in as a service" market seems to have unlimited potential.

    1. Korev Silver badge

      But this offer two vendors' lock-in for the price of one!

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I've got more

    If the market thought 66% growth was not enough, Larry gave them the middle finger: wait until Q2.

    Massive act of self harm even the iSheeps couldn't do: hundreds of people posting and praising about how they lost their jobs.

  3. Charlie Clark Silver badge

    Vertical integration, don't you just love it.

    Looks like Oracle is getting out of hosting then.

    In a couple of years, all your DBs will be on Microsoft's platform. If they then, say, were to discontinue MS SQL… think of the higher licence fees synergies you can look forward to.

    1. Martin Summers

      Re: Vertical integration, don't you just love it.

      Oracle cloud services are appalling. They never did them right or reliably when I had to work with them some years ago and I doubt they improved. So I suspect you're right.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Shower thoughts

    Posting these again... morning thoughts of an Oracle cloud seller, cowardly posting anonymously just in case I might still have a job later on:

    0 to 46 regions: 6 years

    46 regions to 0: 1 day

    What Larry maketh, Larry killeth

    I need to start working on my Azure certs

    Best multicloud: the converged cloud, two clouds in one datacentre.

    On 14 September Oracle had a cloud. Had.

    Hyperscaler to noscaler, powered by OCI.

    Cloud is just someone else's datacenter. Literally.

    Embrace (ODSA), extend (OD@A), extinguish (watch this space).

    Tech cloud layoffs in 3.. 2.. 1.. ?

  5. AussieTerror

    A little suss that they formally announce plans to do this, AFTER the major Azure/Oracle Cooling tower related Storage outages in a Sydney Datacenter on the 30th of August 2023. We joked that Oracle was already doing this in Australia, then this announcement comes out.

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