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Revamped and Ready
Oracle has upgraded the architecture that underpins its cloud computing service, whereas cloud competitors have not, said Larry Ellison at Oracle OpenWorld. Now “we can afford to be much more aggressive on pricing,” he said.

The Oracle executive chairman and CTO also shared plans to use the company’s second-generation cloud infrastructure to pursue all cloud workloads while pointing to how much of “the world’s high-value data” is currently stored in Oracle Database instances: “If we got the Oracle workloads in our cloud, how big would our cloud be?” Find more insights from Ellison on the opportunity for Oracle’s revamped cloud.

Aaron Ricadela, Oracle Director of Strategic Communications
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