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Oracle Cloud: A discussion about public cloud, dedicated regions and Alloy

March 21, 2024

Pradeep Vincent is the chief technical architect and senior vice-president of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). His role involves internal engineering of all the services in OCI. At Oracle Cloud World in London earlier this month, Vincent talked about the work Oracle has done with Microsoft, first with a cloud interconnect, and most recently, putting the OCI database in Microsoft Azure datacentres.

Speaking about the OCI strategy, Vincent describes the importance to the company of its distributed cloud strategy. “Oracle database in Azure is a key part of it,” he says. “When we started talking to customers about what’s missing in OCI and what was causing friction in terms of cloud adoption, we quickly realised it was their on-premise environment and the datacentres they own.”

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