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Oracle Shelves Larry Ellison’s Dream of Cloud Dominance (bloomberg.com)
11 points by JumpCrisscross 66 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments

Larry should double down on cloud, offering .NetCore fronted MySQL/Oracle/Postgres in addition to Java. Be a Heroku style service inside AWS/Azure/GCP. Make his competition front the capital cost of running the data centers. Get back Govt marketshare on AWS GovCloud.

A true on-tap database. Seems like one of the last true differentiators. That and legit, lights out, load balancing.

Both hard tech problems too.

Anyone familiar with the lockin of their database would think twice about being locked in to their cloud.

I've never seen anyone use Oracle's cloud compute services.

I know it's been sold, because I've some Oracle salespeople friends, and they told me about the incentive kickbacks they got for selling it - one tried to twist my arm to get me to buy a cheap instance to run a website on, call myself an SMB, and she'd split the bonus with me...

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