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Oracle Database

Oracle database products offer customers cost-optimized and high-performance versions of Oracle Database, the world's leading converged, multi-model database management system, as well as in-memory, NoSQL and MySQL databases. Oracle Autonomous Database, available on premises via Oracle Cloud@Customer or in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, enables customers to simplify relational database environments and reduce management workloads.

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Why choose Oracle for all of your database needs?

Experience a complete set of data management services

Build highly scalable, secure applications while supporting all data types including relational, graph, and structured and unstructured nonrelational.

Run critical databases in the cloud (PDF)

Deliver a single database for all data

Become data-driven using Oracle’s converged database to run multiple workloads.

Technical brief: How to make developers and data more productive (PDF)

Benefit from price performance

Quickly migrate to Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata for high performance queries, scalability and low data networking fees.

Calculate the total cost of ownership

Gain an autonomous advantage

Significantly reduce database management effort by securing, patching, tuning and maintaining your database automatically.

Learn about Oracle Database strategy (PDF)

Which database is right for you?

Less time spent managing databases

Oracle Autonomous Database eliminates the complexity of operating and securing Oracle Database, while giving customers the highest-levels of performance, scalability, and availability.


Run up to 3X faster than any other solution

Running Oracle Database on Exadata, the fastest platform for Oracle Database, enables customers to increase transaction rates, accelerate business analytic, and simplify IT management. Exadata is available in customer data centers and in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, enabling customers to achieve the highest levels of performance for customer-managed and Oracle Autonomous Database.


Industry-leading Oracle Database technology in customer data centers

Oracle Database can be deployed on premises when customers have data residency and network latency concerns. Cloud@Customer deployments allow the latest Oracle Cloud technology, including Exadata and Autonomous Database, to be hosted inside the customer data center.


Coordinate database and application upgrades

Customers with applications that are dependent on specific Oracle database versions, have complete control over the versions they run and when those versions change.


Accelerate development of JSON-centric applications

Oracle Database fully supports schemaless application development using the JSON data model to increase developer productivity.


Low latency response and elastic scaling

Oracle NoSQL help developers increase their productivity by using a managed cloud service supporting document and key value data models.


Oracle Database Cloud Services

A truly automated database solution

Oracle Autonomous Database is an all-in-one cloud database solution for data marts, data lakes, operational reporting, and batch data processing. Oracle uses machine learning to completely automate all routine database tasks—ensuring higher performance, reliability, security, and operational efficiency.


Robust data management with minimal complexity

Oracle Exadata is highly available and highly performant; it’s the most secure architecture for running Oracle Database. Exadata can reduce your data center footprint and accelerate time to market for mission-critical workloads.

The power of Exadata Cloud in customer data centers

Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer combines the performance of Oracle Exadata with the simplicity, flexibility, and affordability of a managed database service in customer data centers. It’s the simplest way to move existing Oracle databases to the cloud because it provides full compatibility with existing Exadata systems and Exadata Cloud Service. Exadata Cloud@Customer also meets customer requirements for data sovereignty and low-latency connectivity to existing data center resources while enabling them to achieve higher database consolidation than is possible with other on-premises database cloud services.


– Low-cost, subscription-based database cloud service with per-second consumption-based billing lowers costs

– Securely deployed behind customer data center firewalls

– Available with Oracle Autonomous Database or Oracle Database Enterprise Edition

– 8X scaling with four high-performance shapes managed by Oracle to match customer business needs1

– Up to 7X larger databases than RDS on AWS Outposts for efficient consolidation of customer databases1

– Up to 12X more SQL IOPS to shared storage than RDS on AWS Outposts, so analytical applications run as fast as possible1

– Up to 10X more SQL throughput to shared storage than RDS on AWS Outposts accelerates customer data warehouses1

– Up 98% lower SQL latency to shared storage than RDS on AWS Outposts makes crucial customer OLTP applications more responsive1

The best on-premises Oracle Database system

Oracle Exadata is a full-stack solution that improves the performance, scale, security, and availability of an enterprise’s Oracle Databases. It incorporates more than 60 unique features, such as Smart Scan SQL offload, that are coengineered with Oracle Database to accelerate OLTP, analytics and machine-learning applications. Exadata also reduces capital costs and management expenses by enabling IT departments to consolidate hundreds of databases onto a single system. Companies can deploy Exadata on-premises, in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, or as a Cloud@Customer solution, and use Autonomous Database to simplify and accelerate digital transformations.


– Full-stack, integrated solution reduces integration requirements

– High-availability hardware and software maximize database uptime

– 144X scalability, from 48 to 6,912 CPU cores, enables enterprise-wide database consolidation

– On-premises and Oracle Cloud options simplify digital transformations

– Intelligent storage increases database performance and controls costs

– <19 microsecond SQL read latency improves OLTP responsiveness

– Up to 16 million SQL IOPS increases throughput for consolidated workloads

– Up to 560 GB/s SQL throughput accelerates data-intensive analytics applications

Build, scale, and secure databases in the cloud

Oracle Database Service allows organizations to create and manage full-featured Oracle Database instances in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). IT teams provision databases on virtual machines with block storage volumes or bare metal servers with local NVMe flash storage, providing cost-efficient cloud database services with a choice of Oracle Database editions.


Oracle Database

Oracle Database offers market-leading performance, scalability, reliability, and security both on premises and in the cloud.


– Comprehensive app development capabilities

– Data warehousing

– Oracle Database In-Memory for real-time decisions

– High availability methodology and capabilities

– Built-in machine learning

– Multitenant for application isolation and resource sharing

– Real Application Clusters to maximize availability and scalability

– Data protection and access controls

Manage the day-to-day security of the data you place in cloud databases

Data Safe is a unified control center for your Oracle Databases. It helps you understand the sensitivity of your data, evaluate risks to data, mask sensitive data, and implement and monitor security controls. It also assesses user security, monitors user activity, and addresses data security compliance requirements.

Performant, reliable, easy to use

MySQL Database Service enables organizations to rapidly and securely deploy modern, cloud native applications using the world’s most popular open source database. It’s the only fully managed public cloud service that’s 100% built, managed, and supported by the same engineering team that develops MySQL, so you get the latest updates, security fixes, and features.

High availability, data model flexibility, elastic scalability

Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service provides on-demand throughput and storage-based provisioning that supports document, columnar, and key-value data models, all with flexible transaction guarantees.

Flexible database deployment options to fit your business strategy

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    Seamlessly move your on-premises relational database to Oracle Cloud. We offer a cost-effective, fully automated, highly available, and scalable solution to move database workloads to the cloud.

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Oracle Database customer successes

Oracle Database solutions support customers’ most business-critical apps and keep their data safe.

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Develop your Oracle Database skills

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1 Based on numerical analysis of the latest information available on Exadata Cloud@Customer capabilities and AWS web sites as of March 20, 2021.