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Oracle Explains Why Its Database Is Better than Amazon’s

Puneet Sikka
Oracle Explains Why Its Database Is Better than Amazon’s

In the previous article, we discussed how Oracle’s (ORCL) Autonomous Database is an attempt by Oracle to penetrate the IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) market, a category of cloud computing. Despite Oracle’s small presence in the IaaS market, it’s known to be a leader in the traditional on-premises database market. According to a report from TechRepublic citing Gartner as its source, the open-source database market is worth $2.6 billion compared to $34 billion for the traditional database market.