Bare Metal Solution for Oracle
Bring your Oracle workloads to Google Cloud with Bare Metal Solution and jumpstart your cloud journey with minimal risk.
Fully managed certified database infrastructure
End-to-end infrastructure management including compute, storage, and networking. Fully managed and monitored data center operations such as power, cooling, smart hand support, and facilities.
Experience the latest hardware
Consolidate your workloads on Intel Cascade Lake servers with the industry’s highest DRAM density. Latest NVMe Tier-1 storage is configured and tuned with decades of industry experience for demanding workloads.
"Google Bare Metal Solution is our bridge to get off the Oracle database entirely. It gives us the flexibility to move the rest of our platform to the cloud so we can now modernize faster."
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Planning for Bare Metal Solution
Learn how to get started with the Bare Metal Solution for Oracle.
Setting up the environment
Learn how to set up the Bare Metal Solution for Oracle environment.
Maintaining the environment
After your Bare Metal Solution environment is up and running, use the information included in this guide to maintain your servers.
Getting started with Bare Metal Solution
Listen to this podcast to learn how to get started with Bare Metal Solution on Google Cloud.
Bring new life to your databases with an Oracle migration
Learn how you can re-host, re-platform, or rewrite your Oracle workloads in a way that best fits your needs, no matter where you are in your cloud journey.
Introduction to Bare Metal Solution for Oracle
Embrace the cloud's pace of innovation and operational business model without disrupting your existing IT landscape or upgrading all your legacy applications.
Use cases for Bare Metal Solution for Oracle
All tools, features, and options work the same as your on-premises deployments, without the need to manage the infrastructure. You can connect to the Oracle database using a SQL*Plus client, SQL*Developer/Toad, Oracle Enterprise Manager, and more. Connect from any virtual machine in your VPC using SSH to view Oracle OS processes and alert logs. Create new applications and microservices using Google services that connect to your Oracle database.
Many tools are available for better database life cycle management of the environment, including root access to the bare metal server, serial console redirection, reset APIs, and automatic daily snapshots of OS volumes. Bare Metal Solution for Oracle supports all major operating systems, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Suse, Windows, and Oracle Linux. Google Cloud offers professional services to help with system administration tasks.
Bare Metal Solution for Oracle
AWS and Azure virtual environments
Continue to run any version, any feature set, any database option, and any customizations (patchsets)
✕ Minimal support for Oracle database options
Up to 50% reduction in Oracle license cost vs. AWS/Azure
Minimum migration effort
✕ Oracle requires more licenses per CPU core to run inside AWS or Azure
✕ Re-tune the database to cloud storage and hypervisor
Cascade Lake servers, Tier 1 NVME storage, 100G network, and highest core to memory ratio
✕ Slow to adapt latest innovations in silicon technology, low core to memory ratio, and lower performance
Enterprise-grade deployment platform
High availability with Oracle RAC
Works with any application, any Oracle version
All your existing investment in tooling and best practices will work as is
✕ Minimal support for Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
✕ Some applications use database features not available from managed database services
✕ Older Oracle releases may not be supported
✕ Need to create new playbooks and runbooks
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