TCO cloud calculator Oracle and AWS

Job Oprel

One of the main reasons to move to the cloud is the promise of a decreasing Total Cost of Ownership. But the calculation of the TCO (IaaS) is not always easy to do. Luckily some cloud-providers provide also the so-called TCO-calculators for comparising the TCO of your IT on-premise with […]

The value of the Oracle PaaS Partner Community Forum

Lucas Jellema 2

I have just returned home from the Oracle PaaS Partner Community Forum 2017 which took place in Split, Croatia. Filled with energy, inspiration, impressions, already fond memories, more understanding, longer term plans and shorter term action items and a warm feeling of being part of an international network of smart, […]

The Oracle Public Cloud – work in progress

Lucas Jellema

Building up a public cloud is quite a challenge. Oracle has faced and overcome many challenges – and it has built up tremendous momentum to tackle the current challenge. It is stretching the company – threatening to make it spread its resources thinly. The goal is clear, the focus is […]

Application Container Cloud and Multi Tenant Services – Oracle embracing 3rd party technologies and open source projects

Lucas Jellema

The Oracle PaaS cloud is turning into the next generation application server platform. More specifically: Oracle has announced the roadmap for the Application Container Cloud Service (not to be confused with the plain Container Cloud Service which runs pre built Docker containers without looking into them). The Application Container Cloud […]

REST API on Node.js and Express for data retrieved from Oracle Database with node-oracledb Database Driver running on Application Container Cloud

Lucas Jellema 8

This article is a follow up on my previous article Linking Application Container Cloud to DBaaS – Expose REST API from node.js application leveraging node-oracle-database driver. That article describes how a simple Node.js application is configured for deployment on the Oracle Application Container Cloud and how it leverages the node-oracledb […]

Integration Cloud Service Fall Updates (2015)

Robert van Molken

With the current Cloud strategy that drives Oracle also the release cycle approach has changed. Currently there is a 3 months release cycle for most cloud services. Oracle strives to shrink the release cycle even more in the future. One of these cloud services is the Integration Cloud Service. Between november […]

Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – Infrastructure as a Service – and as a Product – on Compute, Linux, Private Cloud Machine, Storage, Network and more

Lucas Jellema

If you want to be a cloud provider with a complete portfolio, that means you need to offer Infrastructure as a Service. That is where some cloud providers start(ed) – such as Amazon WebServices – and it is where Oracle completes its stack of cloud service offerings. Compute, Storage and […]

Visualizations are far more than a pretty face on the cloud – highlights from Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Lucas Jellema 1

Visualizations are probably the most effective way to convey information, insights and prompts for action to humans. We are not terribly good at quickly and correctly interpreting textual information that require sequential processing. Our brains however are very well equipped to rapidly interpret information presented in a well defined visualization. […]

First flight into the Oracle Mobile Cloud Service

Emiel Paasschens

Last week I attended the Oracle Mobile Cloud Service (MCS) track as part of the Oracle Summer Camps in Lisbon. Besides the great location and networking opportunities, it’s was a great learning experience. It turned out it not only was the first MCS training for me, it even was the […]