back to article Palantir and Oracle buddy up on cloud infrastructure

Last week Oracle and US spy-tech company Palantir struck a cloud partnership, seemingly delighting investors and the news media. But its success may depend very much on customers' attitudes to Big Red's infrastructure offer. The deal – announced last Thursday – says Palantir employing Oracle's distributed cloud and AI …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Palantir and Oracle

    Why am I not surprised that the sleaziest companies in IT somehow manage to always forge alliances ?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Your'e not keeping track of market dynamics.

    Oracle last quarter was $5b versus $22b for AWS and growing faster.

    Their offering is cheaper and technically more capable for very large workloads.

    1. seven of five

      > Their offering is cheaper

      LOL. Hey Larry, go fuck yourself, no one believes that. Not even at Oracle.

      >and technically more capable for very large workloads.

      Being currently in a massive shit-show of an OCI migration, I very much doubt that. Coming from ULA[1], Oracle Sales made us an offer we should not refuse, promised the sky and more, and now we are in week two after go-live, uptime so far less than a day, doing the indian tech support merry-go-round. All technical capability there might be is amoreliated by the lack of professionalism on their end.

      [1] Yeah, I know,

      1. Drakon

        Having recently left an employer, mostly because of how much of a shitshow OCI is, I feel this.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    It's up to the customer because no company would want to natively support the pile of garbage that is OCI.

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