Wednesday, 24 October 2018 15:33

Oracle increases 'cloud native' app support

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Oracle has revealed more about its plans to provide implementations of various pieces of open source code that are commonly used with cloud native applications.

In what seemed to be a lightly veiled dig at AWS, vice-president of software development Rahul Patil said there is a risk of lock-in when using services that aren't open source.

But Oracle has worked to make the popular open source components available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to avoid lock-in.

Patil said the services, which will be variously available later this year or in 2019, include:

  • Container Engine for Kubernetes;
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Events (CloudEvents);
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Streaming (Kafka compatible);
  • Oracle Functions (based on Fn and Docker); 
  • Auto Scaling; and
  • Orchestration (Terraform as a service).

In related news, senior vice-president for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Clay Magouyrk said that the new Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Generation 2, which chief technology officer and chairman Larry Ellison described as "impenetrable",  would be available from the company's Sydney region in the second half of 2019.

The writer attended Oracle Open World as a guest of the company.

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Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.

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