Why Oracle Cloud?
Oracle's Cloud mission is to bring its leading enterprise technology and business applications software to customers, anywhere in the world, through the internet
Oracle Cloud is a broad set of industry-standards based, integrated services that provide customers with subscription-based access to Oracle Platform Services, Application Services and Social Services, all completely managed, hosted and supported by Oracle.
With predictable subscription pricing, Oracle Cloud delivers instant value and productivity for business users, developers and administrators.
Oracle Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) Strategy
Oracle Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) strategy is to offer a complete and comprehensive set of cloud services that allow developers to build rich applications and business users to harness the platform. Specifically for developers, platform services will include:
Database Service to manage data and build database applications
Java Service to develop, deploy and manage Java EE applications
Developer Service to leverage a complete application development environment
Documents Service to leverage file sync and share capabilities in the Oracle Cloud
Business Intelligence Service to leverage enterprise-class business intelligence capabilities in the cloud
Mobile Service to simplify enterprise mobile connectivity
Oracle Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) Design Principles
First and foremost, our objective is to build services on standards including SQL, Java and HTML5. Building on standards has a lot of benefits, one of the most immediate being that you can run your applications in our cloud more transparently. That means you can port an application to your local environment without having to alter any code. Conversely, if you’re running a standards-based application on-premise and would like to move it to the cloud, you will be further along in the process to make that change.
Our design principles also allow self-service. You can develop, deploy and manage with minimal involvement of your IT staff. That also means a minimal need to engage with Oracle, if you so choose.
Another unique and a distinct advantage for Oracle Cloud users is the complete isolation of data. There is no comingling of your data, despite it being in a public cloud environment. The data isolation extends from the database itself all the way to the disk.
And finally, we offer robust integration capabilities. Oracle Cloud can be integrated with your on-premise investments as well as other cloud solutions that you may utilize. And, all of that integration is happening using service oriented architecture standards.