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AWS and Rackspace Lose 700 PostgreSQL Databases to Oracle Autonomous Database

February 25, 2021
A hypergrowth warehouse-management app owned by Oracle has moved 700 PostgreSQL databases from AWS and Rackspace servers and replaced them all with Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. The move from AWS and Rackspace to Oracle has enabled the warehouse-management business to perform at levels never before possible, allowed it to leverage
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Cloud Database Wars: Attack of the Yottabytes!! | Foley on Data

February 24, 2021
With hundreds of thousands of companies surging into the cloud and aspiring to be a data-driven business, cloud databases are becoming the central nervous system for the digital economy. Award-winning journalist and world-class content leader John Foley—who's also a Cloud Wars contributing editor—has created the Cloud Database Report to help business leaders and the tech
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Who’s #1 Cloud Database: Oracle, AWS, Microsoft? Cockroach, Databricks, Mongo?

February 24, 2021
Cloud databases have become the hottest segment of the surging cloud-computing industry as businesses large and small look to move full-speed into the digital economy with new data-driven capabilities never before possible. In his superb new ongoing analysis of this market, the Cloud Database Report,  Cloud Wars contributing editor John Foley describes the enormous upheaval
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Surging Cloud Databases Will Blow Past Legacy Databases in Mega Platform Shift

February 22, 2021
The database market is in the throes of its biggest change of the last 50 years.  Cloud databases will soon overtake traditional on-premises databases—the ones long used for transactions and analytics in corporate data centers—as the preferred data-management platforms for many use cases.  The transition is happening so fast that Gartner, in a strategic planning
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Microsoft Again Puts Bullseye on Oracle; Cloud Database Wars Escalate

February 19, 2021
Microsoft is expecting major growth in its cloud-native Cosmos database as customers rip and replace their more-expensive and less-flexible “legacy” databases, a Microsoft executive said last week. And since Oracle is far and away the dominant supplier of on-premises databases, this projection from Microsoft is squarely aimed at Oracle, and marks the second time in
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The Cloud Database Market Is Booming: 10 Key Developments

February 2, 2021
Cloud databases are off to a fast start in 2021, with a slew of significant new products, 9-figure investments, aggressive go-to-market moves and more in the past few weeks.  The level of activity is unlikely to let up. As businesses aggressively move growing portions of their IT environments to the cloud, database vendors of all
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Oracle Database 21c Takes on AWS, Microsoft in Clash of the Titans—Plus Snowflake

January 22, 2021
The database market is branching in many directions as database providers develop platforms for every conceivable use case. Relational, analytics, document, key-value, graph, spatial, in-memory—there’s a special-purpose database for nearly every conceivable data type and workload.  Is that a good thing? Oracle doesn’t think so.  “If you’re a developer, why would you want to use
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Can Oracle Beat AWS and Snowflake in the Cloud Database Wars?

January 9, 2021
Forget what we know about who leads the database market. The market is being upended by a new breed of cloud database providers, led by Snowflake but there are many others. And transformation-driven customers are eager for new and better approaches to data management. The database market was long defined by deep-rooted incumbents—Oracle, IBM, SAP,