The Oracle Distributed Autonomous Database is Now Generally Available

Oracle is releasing its Globally Distributed Autonomous Database, a fully managed Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) service that offers built-in, cutting-edge capabilities that redefine how enterprises manage and process distributed data.

According to the company, with Autonomous Database’s automated management and ease of use users don’t have to have an extensive staff of experts to take advantage of the power of a distributed database.

The Oracle Globally Distributed Autonomous Database simplifies the deployment and management of distributed databases. It provides transparent access for applications using these databases by automatically placing data in the appropriate location.

Oracle’s addition of distributed database capabilities on top of the proven SQL capabilities of Oracle Database enables customers to immediately benefit from decades of innovation on performance optimization, RAC parallel clusters, converged database architecture, and security without changing their applications, according to the company.

Oracle Globally Distributed Autonomous Database meets global enterprises’ needs for high levels of performance and availability, and data sovereignty. 

According to the company, the solution makes it easier for organizations to run critical distributed databases that use all types of data with high performance and availability and is ideal for a wide range of applications including payment processing, credit card fraud detection, personalized marketing, mobile messaging, internet infrastructure and the Internet of Things (IoT). 

Globally Distributed Autonomous Database is priced based on the number of shards being used and the amount of database consumption on each shard.

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