Migrate custom and third-party applications to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) with minimal rearchitecture or reintegration and implement infrastructure that delivers higher performance at lower cost than alternatives. OCI includes all the core infrastructure and platform-as-a-service options to meet secure development lifecycle needs through its industry-leading data management products and support for open source technologies like Java, Kubernetes, and MySQL.
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IDC business value study finds that organizations using OCI realize benefits worth US$5M per year.
Oracle helps organizations get workloads to the cloud rapidly and economically. In fact, OCI can provide up to 3x superior price performance compared to AWS. Customers get the same low cloud pricing across all regions and services, committed use discounts, software license portability, and further rewards.Consistently low and predictable global pricing
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OCI provides guidance and reassurance, for both custom and third-party applications, via OCI Architecture Center, financially backed SLAs for availability, performance, and manageability, and free migration assistance via Oracle Cloud Lift Services. The Oracle partner ecosystem can assist customers migrate more complex applications to OCI.Best practices for designing reliable and resilient cloud topologies
Oracle Integration provides connectivity for custom and third-party applications. With OCI’s open and application development platform, developers can use products such as Oracle APEX and Oracle Visual Builder to code less and build web, mobile, and cloud native applications quickly.Modernize your data warehouse with Oracle Cloud
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Built custom, cloud native application using Kubernetes and Terraform to serve 75,000 users
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Homegrown IT or departmental applications that support an organization’s unique business processes.
Non-Oracle software products, which may use Oracle application servers or databases for use cases such as business intelligence, integration, and ERP.
Applications created and distributed by software vendors for use cases such as video conferencing and cybersecurity.
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Products, tools, and resources relevant to migrating and deploying custom and third-party applications. These apps may be designed using traditional or cloud native architectures.
Oracle Integration offers a combination of prebuilt connectivity to Oracle as well as third-party, cloud-based and on-premises apps, prebuilt process automation templates, and an intuitive visual builder for web and mobile app development. Customers can migrate and integrate data faster and more easily; and deliver real-time, enriched, and trusted data from disparate cloud and on-premises sources to enable business insights. Additionally, Oracle Cloud Marketplace provides a catalog of integration solutions.
Oracle Autonomous Database delivers a multimodel converged database that is self-driving, self-securing, and self-repairing, allowing customers to focus energies on developing and delivering applications that directly add value to their business. Autonomous Database runs natively on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure while providing workload-optimized cloud services for transaction processing and data warehousing.
Oracle MySQL Database Service lets developers quickly develop and deploy secure, cloud native applications using the world’s most popular open source database. MySQL Database Service is the only MySQL cloud service with an integrated, high-performance, in-memory query accelerator–HeatWave.
Oracle WebLogic Server is a unified, extensible platform for developing, deploying, and running custom enterprise applications, both on-premises and in the cloud. WebLogic Server offers a robust, mature, and scalable implementation of Java Enterprise Edition (EE) and Jakarta EE. With rapid deployment and flexible pricing options, Oracle WebLogic Server for OCI is Oracle’s recommended way to run enterprise Java applications in the cloud. Oracle also offers WebLogic Server for Kubernetes in the OCI Marketplace, with the option to bring your own license (BYOL).
When customers migrate their third-party application servers (IBM Web Sphere Apache Tomcat, and others) to OCI, they can take advantage of Oracle and third-party reference architectures that provide guided implementation. Additionally, Oracle Cloud Marketplace is available with preconfigured images that help automate deployment.
Using Oracle Cloud Observability and Management Platform, customers can harness visibility and machine learning-driven actionable insights to ease management across all layers of the stack deployed on any technology, anywhere. Oracle’s integrated functionality and automation for DevOps monitoring and IT operations management makes it 50% easier to prevent and solve IT problems.
Oracle realizes that customers need service level objectives and agreements from their cloud vendor. In order for customers to ensure 24/7 uptime, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure provides guidance and reassurance that customers can use to plan for high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) for their applications.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Security is designed to protect customer workloads with a security-first approach across compute, network, and storage—down to the hardware. OCI’s security services strengthen your security posture and protect your most valuable data and applications in the cloud.
With OCI, customers can meet global compliance and regulatory requirements. They can also address the need for data sovereignty and privacy through Oracle Cloud@Customer products, including Oracle Dedicated Region.
Oracle Cloud Lift Services provide guidance from cloud engineers on planning, architecting, prototyping, and managing cloud migrations. Customers can move critical Oracle and non-Oracle workloads in weeks, or even days, instead of months by leveraging these included services for customer tenancies.
Oracle Cloud VMware Solution provides a customer managed, native VMware-based cloud environment, installed within a customer’s tenancy. Move or extend VMware-based workloads to the cloud without rearchitecting applications or retooling operations, and later use Oracle Cloud services to modernize your applications.
Oracle Database Migration Service provides a high-performing, self-service experience for migrating databases to OCI. It provides logical online and offline migration for enterprise-level database migration with minimal downtime.
When customers migrate their applications to OCI, they can use Oracle and third-party reference architectures that provide guided implementation. Additionally, Oracle Cloud Marketplace is available with preconfigured images and templates that help automate deployment.
Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE) makes it easy to containerize applications and orchestrate them, reducing time and cost required to manage cloud native applications. Unlike other cloud vendors, OCI provides Container Engine for Kubernetes as a free service that runs on lower-cost, higher-performance compute shapes.
Oracle APEX is a low-code development platform that enables engineers to build scalable, secure enterprise apps with world-class features that can be deployed anywhere. Using Oracle APEX Service, developers can quickly develop and deploy compelling apps that solve real problems and provide immediate value. APEX is a fully supported, no-cost feature of Oracle Database—the most complete, integrated, and secure data platform for any scale deployment.
Oracle Visual Builder lets developers create and deploy web, mobile, and progressive web interfaces quickly. Developers can extend their applications using the same development platform that Oracle Cloud Applications are built on.
Developer tools and services automate the software development lifecycle (SDLC), infrastructure operations, observability, and messaging for developers. Customers can use popular open source tools such as Jenkins, Terraform, and Grafana to integrate with OCI.
With Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DevOps service, engineers can automate the delivery and deployment of software to OCI compute platforms such as Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE), OCI Compute hosts (Instance Groups), and Oracle Functions. DevOps service provides an end-to-end continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) experience for developers.
While many custom applications, tools, and resources can be migrated to the cloud, some simply require the resources of an on-premises environment. Oracle’s offerings address customer requirements for specialized deployment, disconnected and intermittently connected operation, low latency, and high performance, as well as data locality and security. Oracle Dedicated Region offers all the capabilities of a public cloud within customer datacenters, thereby allowing applications to be deployed on-premises and migrated over time to the public cloud.
Oracle also provides an open platform ecosystem and diverse options to connect to different cloud providers or on-premises data centers. Inexpensive data egress charges allow enterprises to save significant costs while extending their IT environment to the cloud. The Oracle Cloud and Microsoft Azure Interconnect helps customers choose the best of Oracle’s and Microsoft's technology stack, and maximize their return on investment.
Technical case studies highlight the customer’s goals and the breadth and depth of their technical solution on OCI. Each technical case study features all applicable OCI products used, the customer’s cloud migration path, OCI solution architecture, and the results of their cloud transformation.
Following the pandemic, historical site Pompeii reopened using the MyPompeii mobile app, a solution built entirely on OCI with cloud native and API-first principles in mind. Pompeii used these OCI services, SDKs, and frameworks:
The application has been downloaded by 20,000+ visitors in 2021.
In the early days of the pandemic, Oracle Consulting built a suite of public health management applications to help collect and analyze the data necessary for government health organizations and the medical community to understand the virus and its spread. Counties using the platform include Tarrant County, the third most populous county in the state of Texas. The platform not only helps Tarrant County’s testing facilities operate more effectively, but also provides valuable information to keep communities safe. These are the services used:
The platform provides Tarrant County with valuable information to keep its communities safe and COVID-19 cases down.
AgroScout, a startup in the agritech sector, leveraged Oracle Cloud Native Services to migrate its application to Kubernetes and deliver an automated deployment pipeline. The AgroScout development team can easily manage its application, streamline its CI/CD platform, and achieve better performance on OCI. Facilities operate more effectively, but also provide valuable information to keep communities safe. These are the services used:
AgroScout’s machine learning technology relies on OCI’s GPU instances proving the speed and performance that machine-learning workloads demand.
Capgemini has been an Oracle Platinum Partner for over two decades, helping customers with projects such as critical migrations and implementations. When a customer approached Capgemini with aging legacy systems, business change requirements, and strict deadlines enforced by a government directive (PSD2), Capgemini turned to Oracle Cloud. Capgemini delivered a rapidly developed, cloud native platform using these products:
The platform serves 300,000 API requests per day.
MESTEC is the world's first cloud-based SaaS manufacturing solution provider. It offers manufacturing execution system (MES) and advanced planning and scheduling (APS) software to manufacturers looking to improve efficiencies in the critical aspects of the manufacturing lifecycle. The company deployed a multicloud strategy leveraging solutions from Oracle and Microsoft. It relies on Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing database connected to an Azure front end through the Oracle-Azure Interconnect to deliver solutions that boost overall manufacturing processes without customization and typical upfront costs. The company utilized the following cloud services from Oracle:
With OCI, MESTEC optimized their manufacturing lifecycle and scaled to new infrastructure resources rapidly.
Mynet offers mobile game services by acquiring an existing game title, then redesigning and repackaging it to reach a broader audience. This business model enhances the overall profitability and revenue for Mynet. The company migrated to OCI for superior performance at a lower price and reduced overall costs by about 80%. Mynet uses services from other cloud providers depending on game characteristics, in support of its multicloud strategy. The company delivers an exceptional mobile gaming experience utilizing a portfolio of OCI services listed below:
By deploying its mobile gaming experience on OCI, Mynet achieved notable improvements in overall game performance.
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