Oracle 18c and Its Impact on DBAs

Oracle Database 18c the next generation of the industry-leading database.

Oracle introduces the world's first autonomous database cloud. Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud eliminates complexity, human error, and manual management, helping to ensure higher reliability, security, and more operational efficiency at the lowest cost.


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“DBAs will be fired.. ? It’s the end of DBAs because of the Autonomous Databases..?

Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine Features and Benefits

Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine delivers the full power of the Oracle Exadata Cloud Service that resides in Oracle's public cloud to customers who require or prefer their databases to be located on-premises.

For many years, Oracle Exadata has been the platform of choice for running mission critical Oracle databases at thousands of customers, and the Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine extends this value proposition to those customers who want cloud benefits but cannot or aren't yet ready to move to a public cloud.


The business model is just like a public cloud subscription; the hardware and software is the same; Oracle experts monitor and manage the infrastructure; and the same tools used in Oracle's public cloud are used to provision resources on the Cloud Machine.