Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison announced new additions to Oracle Cloud Platform Monday

Larry Ellison announced new additions to Oracle Cloud Platform Monday

On Monday, Oracle Corp founder and executive chairman Larry Ellison said that his company is expanding its cloud-computing offerings, which is called the Oracle Cloud Platform.

The expansion is a major new step for Oracle as the company is shifting its traditional database and customer relationship management businesses to the cloud.

The cloud business is running at a rate of about US$2.3bil (RM8.6bil) a year in revenue, based on last quarter's figures. Amazon and Microsoft get about US$6.3 bil (RM23.5bil) each in cloud revenue per year.

SAP’s Steve Lucas on Oracle: 'More hardware, very little substance'

SAP’s Steve Lucas on Oracle: 'More hardware, very little substance'SAP's Executive VP of database and technology, Steve Lucas, has reacted strongly to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's swipe at HANA - the in-memory database server offering from SAP - in his keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld trade show.

While eulogizing Oracle's capabilities in public as well as private cloud computing, Ellison had - in his keynote address at Oracle's five-day annual trade show - described the company's newest 26TB Exadata X3 in-memory database server as the "world's fastest computer for business."




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