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In our last article in this series, we asked you to think about what business agility means for your industry. We laid out and explained how the new Oracle Database can promote creative problem solving at your enterprise, as well as increase your ability to pivot and take advantage of emerging business opportunities.
Now, in Part 2, we’re going to examine the #1 advantage Oracle Cloud Database brings to your enterprise – and we’ll let you in on the secret to getting the right setup in place without disrupting your operations.
First, let’s ease your burning curiosity and look at the biggest advantage the Oracle Cloud Database brings to you and how that happens.
Before we continue, let’s make one thing clear – the Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud isn’t an automatic database, it’s an autonomous database. This is a very important distinction.
We’ve talked a little bit about the differences between these two database types before, but the main difference is that an automatic database requires your Database Administrators (DBAs) to manually respond to notifications and alerts, whereas the autonomous database uses sophisticated machine learning technologies to determine the correct course of action for common issues.
This is a big deal because the average DBA receives as many as 17,000 notifications per week. You can see the problem here: though an automatic database may call attention to exceptions and errors better, it leaves your DBAs scrambling to put out constant fires every day. This situation is the perfect example of enterprise inefficiency, and that’s not a good way to plan for the future of your business.
One of the more frequently occurring fires that DBAs have to handle is optimizing resource utilization and allocation. However, the automated, self-driving Oracle Database takes care of resource optimization and tuning for you, so your databases can handle workloads better than ever before, with zero human intervention required.
This one critical change frees up your DBAs’ time (and therefore your money), and also helps you speed up productivity across the enterprise (which also saves you money). In addition, a cloud database enhances both convenience and speed across your enterprise, and Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud helps you reduce cloud sprawl… which helps you save even more money.
All of this saved money and saved time helps you build up surplus resources, so you can respond creatively and quickly to unexpected disruptions or obstacles in your industry.
And that’s how your enterprise can set up true agility that will continue to support your growth in the years to come.
Taking advantage of all the Oracle Cloud Database has to offer is a smart idea for many modern enterprises, but to make sure your self-driving database knows “what road to drive” (so to speak), you need a trained, skilled database implementation and cloud management team that can help you set up your autonomous system and get your AI running error-free.
Your databases are too important to risk with inexperienced techs; this is not an area of business where you take chances or run risks. It’s in your best interests to find the most experienced cloud experts for your Oracle solutions.
For more than 20 years, Centroid has been helping business leaders across a variety of industries improve their agility. As an Oracle Platinum Partner, Centroid helps clients optimize, utilize, and integrate their full tech stack of Oracle solutions – but there’s more to Centroid than Oracle service.
Before cloud computing fully existed as we know it today, Centroid developed an interest in the cloud, and we’ve followed our early curiosity to become cloud trailblazers. Along the way, the Centroid team completed the largest Oracle IaaS/PaaS implementation to date, developed a lightning-fast cloud migration solution that cuts the typical migration process from months to hours, and became one of the first companies in the world to certify as an Oracle Cloud MSP.
Simply put, Centroid is one of the most knowledgeable companies for Oracle Cloud Database solutions, as well as for cloud solutions across all of today’s major clouds.
Learn more about Centroid’s multicloud services, which can turbocharge your enterprise and your Oracle Database Cloud functionality.
Centroid is a cloud services and technology company that provides Oracle enterprise workload consulting and managed services across Oracle, Azure, Amazon, Google, and private cloud. From applications to technology to infrastructure, Centroid’s depth of Oracle expertise and breadth of cloud capabilities helps clients modernize, transform, and grow their business to the next level.