Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine delivers the world’s most advanced database cloud to customers who require their databases to be located on-premises. Exadata Cloud Machine uniquely combines the world’s #1 database technology and Exadata, the most powerful database platform, with the simplicity, agility and elasticity of a cloud-based deployment. It is identical to Oracle’s Exadata public cloud service, but located in customers’ own data centers and managed by Oracle Cloud Experts. Every Oracle Database and Exadata feature and option is included with the Exadata Cloud Machine subscription, ensuring highest performance, best availability, most effective security and simplest management. Databases deployed on Exadata Cloud Machine are 100% compatible with existing on-premises databases, or databases that are deployed in Oracle’s public cloud. Exadata Cloud Machine is ideal for customers desiring cloud benefits but who cannot move their databases to the public cloud due to sovereignty laws, industry regulations, corporate policies, or organizations that find it impractical to move databases away from other tightly coupled on-premises IT infrastructure.