Announcing a Certified VMware Solution on Oracle Cloud

At OpenWorld 2019, the two companies announced a groundbreaking partnership, Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, that will accelerate the pace of digital transformation for organizations around the world. For the first time, customers can now build VMware virtual server environments natively on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. They can do so with full operational equivalence to their on-premises VMware environments, using VMware management tools to manage resources in their own data centers and in Oracle Cloud.

Read the complete article by Vinay Shivagange Chandrashekar

In an Industry First, Oracle Brings Autonomous Operation to Linux

Introducing Oracle Autonomous Linux

Patching and securing systems is an ongoing challenge for IT. Tasks can be tedious, error prone, and difficult to manage in large-scale cloud environments. With Oracle Autonomous Linux, you can rely on autonomous capabilities to ensure that your systems are secure and highly available and to prevent cyberattacks.

Read the complete blog post Julie Wong – Product Management Director 

Oracle Offers Always Free Autonomous Database and Cloud Infrastructure

Oracle today announced Oracle Cloud Free Tier, including new Always Free services for anyone to try the world’s first self-driving database and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for an unlimited time. Now, organizations large and small, developers, students, and educators can build, learn, and explore the full functionality of Oracle Autonomous Database and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, including Compute VMs, Block and Object Storage, and Load Balancer—all of the essentials for developers to build complete applications on Oracle Cloud.

Read the complete announcement 

Oracle Generation 2 cloud service to debut in Australia

Oracle will flip the switch for its Generation 2 cloud service in Sydney by the end of August 2019 in a bid to carve out a bigger slice of Australia’s growing cloud computing market.

The Sydney cloud region, which will be followed by a Melbourne region early next year, joins a slew of Generation 2 regions such as Mumbai, Zurich and Sao Paulo slated to open in August. By the end of 2019, the service will be available in 19 regions globally.

Read Aaron Tan’s post on ComputerWeekly.com on this

 

Monitoring and Management When You Are Navigating On-Premises and the Cloud

Most companies manage IT resources in their data centers. Additionally, most companies are beginning to leverage the benefits of the cloud. Both, at the same time, which leads to new challenges. If you are experiencing any of the following, read on and learn how Oracle is making it easier to monitor and manage traditional as well as next generation IT environments.

In this blog post Moe Fardoost describes how both Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) and Oracle Managed Cloud (OMC) can be compared with one another and gives us his view on running them together and each of them separately.