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World’s Only Autonomous Database Delivers Unrivaled Capabilities

Top brands choose Oracle Autonomous Database to secure data and accelerate innovation

Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, Calif.—Oct 22, 2018

World’s only autonomous database delivers unrivaled capabilities.

During his keynote today, Oracle CTO and Chairman Larry Ellison will preview significant new capabilities and deployment options for Oracle Autonomous Database. The new features illustrate Oracle’s continuing commitment to its global cloud customers, who rely on the world’s most popular and technologically advanced database to run their mission-critical systems. 

Oracle Autonomous Database uses groundbreaking machine learning to enable unprecedented availability, high performance and security at a much lower cost. Running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Oracle Autonomous Database is a self-driving, self-securing, and self-repairing database that automates key management processes, including patching, tuning and upgrading to keep critical infrastructures automatically running for a modern cloud experience. The cloud service is designed to uniquely scan for security threats and apply updates while running to prevent cyber-attacks and data theft. The portfolio includes Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing and Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse with each database cloud service tuned to a specific workload.

This week at Oracle OpenWorld 2018 as part of more than 2,500 sessions, customer and partner speakers from top global brands and emerging companies will talk about how they are using Oracle Database to help drive innovation. These include AkerBP, CERN, Data Intensity, Drop Tank, KGHM International Ltd., KPMG, Nova Southeastern University and Ocean X among many others.

“Oracle Autonomous Database has redefined data management,” said Andrew Mendelsohn, executive vice president, Oracle Database. “Our customers see significant advantages in using our cloud database services to take the complexity out of running a business-critical database while delivering unprecedented cost savings, security and availability.”

Recent reports from independent research firms have pointed to Oracle Autonomous Database’s ease of use, superior performance, and elasticity. According to Pique Solutions, Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse has surpassed Amazon Redshift by providing compelling value for customers of all sizes due to its lower cost, higher performance, and the reduction of management and operational costs. Similarly, WinterCorp recommended Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse to organizations that want simplicity, speed to market, and cost savings for data management workloads.

Oracle makes it simple for organizations to use the Oracle Autonomous Database and achieve more value from existing investments. As part of Oracle’s BYOL program, customers can re-use their existing on-premise database licenses to run workloads on Oracle Cloud.

    • Try Oracle Autonomous Database
    • Learn more about Oracle Autonomous Database at Oracle OpenWorld
    • Read the Pique Solutions and Winter Corp reports
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Dan Muñoz
Oracle PR
Nicole Maloney
About Oracle

The Oracle Cloud offers complete SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), please visit us at

About Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle OpenWorld, the industry’s most important business and technology conference for the past 20 years, hosts tens of thousands of in-person attendees as well as millions online. Dedicated to helping businesses leverage Cloud for their innovation and growth, the conference delivers deep insight into industry trends and breakthroughs driven by technology. With hundreds of demos and hands-on labs, plus exhibitions from more than 250 partners and customers from around the world, Oracle OpenWorld has become a showcase for leading cloud technologies, from Cloud Applications to Cloud Platform and Infrastructure. For more information; to register; or to watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions, and more, visit Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter

Future Product Disclaimer

The preceding is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, timing, and pricing of any features or functionality described for Oracle’s products may change and remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation.

Forward-Looking Statements Disclaimer

Statements in this article relating to Oracle’s future plans, expectations, beliefs, intentions, and prospects are “forward-looking statements” and are subject to material risks and uncertainties. Many factors could affect Oracle’s current expectations and actual results, and could cause actual results to differ materially. A discussion of such factors and other risks that affect Oracle’s business is contained in Oracle’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including Oracle’s most recent reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q under the heading “Risk Factors.” These filings are available on the SEC’s website or on Oracle’s website at All information in this article is current as of October 22, 2018, and Oracle undertakes no duty to update any statement in light of new information or future events.


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