Autonomous Database on Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer

Facing competition from established companies and cloud-native startups, organizations are transforming their businesses to innovate faster, increase their agility, and lower their costs—all while providing exceptional user and customer experiences. Most organizations understand that Moving to a cloud model can increase , performance and security. however, some organizations are unable to switch. This is due to concerns about data sovereignty, security, latency, and the complexity of migrating intertwined applications.

Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer changes all that by bringing a co-managed database cloud into your data center for total data control. This addresses previous data sovereignty and security concernswhile providing industry-leading database cloud performance and low-latency connectivity. Existing applications can now run faster,and because you only pay for what you use, your costs are lower.

The introduction of Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer takes on-premises database cloud automation to a whole new level. With self-tuning, self-securing, and self-repairing capabilities, Autonomous Database creates a full self-service database cloud with pay-per-use pricing. It provisions databases in seconds, and automatically scales them to meet dynamic workload demands, while minimizing manual labor and overall costs. With Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer, everyone benefits from superior performance, while your IT team can focus on innovations that will enable your business to offer new products and services, delight customers, and stand out above your competitors.

Here are five of the key areas where Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer can help you:

Data sovereignty and security

Performance and scale

IT complexity


Operational efficiency

Data sovereignty and security

Achieving data sovereignty and security with cloud has never been easier.

Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer gives you a dedicated, fully managed database cloud service in your data center, combined with the advanced self-securing capabilities of Autonomous Database. So you retain full control over your data.

All your database information—including metadata and backups—stays in your data center to help you meet data sovereignty and security demands. Your data stays secure because Autonomous Database’s revolutionary machine-learning based security automatically responds to cyberattacks to help prevent data theft.

  • Security best practices—reduce the threat of hacks and ransomware.
  • Automated patching—improves protection without downtime.
  • Always-on encryption —protects data at rest or in motion.
  • Self-securing operations—reduce human access and human errors.

85% of security breaches today occur after a Common Vulnerability and Exposure alert has been issued

Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer also makes it easier for you to understand and manage security. With common capabilities across on-premises and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure instances, it identifies and contains new threats by constantly looking for suspicious access patterns and integrating with other security systems in your data center.

Performance and scale

Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer enables you to consolidate your databases into a single, fully managed database cloud, providing the performance needed for crucial transaction processing applications, and the scale required for analyzing large data warehouses.

By automatically scaling resources without interrupting database execution, Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer helps you to efficiently meet the needs of variable workloads. And, since it’s in your data center, network delays won’t impact latency-sensitive applications. High-performance options and multiple optimized services include:

  • Autonomous Transaction Processing and Autonomous Data Warehouse.
  • Automated scaling based on the needs of active database operations.
  • Four high-performance shapes with up to 400 OCPUs and 479 TB databases.
  • Up to 12 million SQL Read IOPS and 300 GB/s SQL throughput.

By using Exadata, we improved mission-critical Oracle Database performance by up to 3x, and reduced our security exposure. Helder Branco, Head of IT Operations, Entel

The Autonomous Transaction Processing service on Exadata Cloud@Customer is optimized for continuous business operations and instantly scales to meet the demands of your crucial applications. It also includes a native low-code development environment to accelerate your creation of new database applications.

The Autonomous Data Warehouse service is preconfigured on Exadata Cloud@Customer. This means you can create an optimized data warehouse cloud in minutes and take advantage of the latest built-in Oracle Machine Learning algorithms to gain greater insights into your data.

IT complexity

Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer frees up your IT team by eliminating manual administration of on-premises database infrastructure and software. Teams can now focus on creating value and commercial advantages from the information within your databases.

Consolidating Oracle Database instances with Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer helps reduce the complexity of your on-premises IT operations by eliminating multiple independent databases, servers, and storage systems. Removing time-consuming manual tasks and human error helps databases run faster, more reliably, and with greater security. Key features include:

  • A self-service Oracle Database cloud, fully managed by Oracle.
  • Up to 40:1 database consolidation across multiple workloads.
  • High availability with built-in fault tolerance and disaster recovery options.
  • Automatic configuration, indexing, and tuning to maximize performance.
  • Automated threat detection and patching to improve security.

Reduces the complexity of on-premises IT environments with up to 40:1 mixed workload database consolidation and management by Oracle Cloud experts and Autonomous Database.

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Adopting Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer is simple and straightforward. Architectural equivalence between existing on-premises Exadata systems and those powering Autonomous Database in Oracle Cloud provides the full Generation 2 Cloud Infrastructure experience. So your IT teams have greater flexibility on where to create, test, and deploy applications and databases using a combination of on-premises and cloud environments.


Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer combines the converged database capabilities of Oracle Database with in-database acceleration of machine-learning model building and execution to simplify your creation of innovative applications.

By using converged Oracle Database capabilities with Exadata Cloud@Customer, your developers automatically benefit from Exadata’s acceleration of multiple database models, APIs, and microservices. They don’t need to be experts in integrating, and tuning multiple single-purpose databases. Instead, they can focus on creating and deploying innovative breakthrough applications by leveraging key capabilities.

  • Fast self-service database creation and automatic scaling without downtime.
  • Extensive, optimized in-database Oracle Machine Learning algorithms.
  • Scale-out acceleration of queries, analytics, and ML algorithms.
  • Converged database support of modern data types and development paradigms.

I was very happy to see that Oracle came up with Autonomous Database. — Steven Chang, CIO, Kingold Group

Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer provides access to unique capabilities developed between Oracle Database and Exadata to accelerate all your databases. Using the latest persistent memory technology in Exadata X8M, it lowers SQL latencies by over 90% to under 19 microseconds, and increase SQL IOPS by 2.5x. Plus, built-in Oracle Machine Learning enables you to build ML models up to 10x faster—eliminating the need to repeatedly move data between databases and single-purpose ML platforms.

Operational efficiency

Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer combines the benefits of an on-premises Exadata deployment with the simplicity of a fully managed cloud service. It lowers your costs with a pay-per-use database cloud,eliminating up to 80% of your database management tasks.

Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer automatically scales your consumption of Exadata resources in real time to optimize individual query performance and minimize the costs of running consolidated workloads. Combined with per-second consumption-based pricing and automated management, it offers the first true on-premises database cloud.

  • Automatic scaling of Exadata resources up and down with no downtime.
  • Autonomous operations including database configuration and indexing.
  • Automated patching and software upgrades with no downtime.
  • No management duplication and security fragmentation across standalone databases.

80%Complete automation of database and infrastructure operations cuts administrative costs by up to

Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer offers a choice of high-performance shapes to match the scale of your business, and consumption models to minimize your costs. Select a service pricing model that includes all database options and packs or apply existing on-premises software licenses towards equivalent services in Oracle Cloud with Oracle’s Bring Your Own License (BYOL) program. And, you can easily optimize on-premises and cloud services usage with a single umbrella contract that also covers Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

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Whatever the size of your business today and the trajectory of its growth, Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer gives you all the benefits of the Autonomous Database, the high performance of Oracle Exadata infrastructure, and the flexibility of Oracle Cloud in the security of your own data center.

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