The Top 5 Myths of Migrating Oracle Databases to AWS Debunked

The future of databases is in the cloud, but achieving higher levels of growth and agility can be hampered by persistent myths. Oracle Corporation, which offers its own proprietary cloud platform, has promoted fear, uncertainty, and doubt about the viability of running Oracle databases on robust, competitive cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS). As a result, it is understandable when some IT leaders and database teams hesitate to migrate their Oracle databases. This paper explores and debunks the leading myths that inhibit organizations from migrating, and the realities of how they benefit from moving databases and applications to more flexible and scalable cloud environments.