George Lumpkin, Oracle vice president of product management for Autonomous Data Warehouse

Top 3 Reasons Oracle Will Beat AWS, Snowflake in Huge Data Warehouse Market

December 16, 2020
Data-driven companies will be the winners in the next phase of the digital economy—the experience economy. Oracle claims that its Autonomous Data Warehouse is the best solution for these companies and that it has three significant advantages over both category-king Amazon and shiny new object Snowflake: autonomous technology, extreme security, and its own high-performance cloud
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Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison speaking

Larry Ellison Takes on Amazon in the Cloud: Crazy Dream or Long-Game Upset?

December 8, 2020
Please check out our in-depth analysis of Oracle and where it’s headed in the cloud in 2021. Our analysis is the latest installment in our 10-part Cloud Wars Top 10 Special Report: Which Cloud Vendors Will Thrive in 2021? We analyze Oracle from 5 different perspectives: Opportunities Challenges Differentiation Leadership Big Questions This is the
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Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison

Oracle Takes on Google and SAP in Hot New Cloud Category

November 17, 2020
Going head-on against Google Cloud and SAP, Oracle plans to roll out a broad set of industry-specific cloud solutions starting with communications, pharmaceuticals and financial services. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Google Cloud is #4, SAP is #5, and Oracle is #6.) Oracle chairman Larry Ellison framed the move into specialized vertical-industry
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CEO Thomas Kurian leads Google Cloud to the top of cloud vendors in growth

Top 10 Fastest-Growing Cloud Vendors: #1 Google, #2 Oracle, #3 Microsoft

November 16, 2020
As the enterprise cloud becomes the unquestioned foundation for the future of digital business, the 3 vendors whose cloud revenue is growing most rapidly in this booming market are Google at 44.8%, Oracle 33% (estimated), and Microsoft 31%. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings of the largest and most-influential cloud vendors in the
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Did AWS Just Win the Cloud Deal of the Century?

November 14, 2020
Editor’s note: This article by Jiri Kram was originally published on LinkedIn on Oct. 27.  Jiri has published several articles here at Cloud Wars over the past 8 months, and as with all of his other insightful and compelling pieces, this article reflects Jiri’s informed views and does not necessarily reflect the views of Cloud Wars. Jiri
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Oracle Exadata X8M

Oracle Calls Out AWS on Exadata Cloud Service, Shares Big Customer Wins

November 13, 2020
Oracle has pointedly and publicly called out AWS by claiming Oracle’s new Exadata Cloud Service X8M crushes competing services from AWS and by sharing new stories about customers that have achieved striking results with Exadata. With this frontal assault on a competitor that currently holds a vastly greater share of the huge cloud-infrastructure market, Oracle
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The growing relationship between Oracle and Zoom

Larry Ellison Tightens Zoom Relationship, Oracle Leaps into Ad Business

November 12, 2020
As Larry Ellison attempts to redefine the enterprise-cloud business in both apps and infrastructure, he plans to integrate Zoom technology into some Oracle apps and to push Oracle into the nascent field of automated advertising. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Oracle is #6.) Ellison revealed these plans earlier this week in a
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