Oracle launches Arm-based cloud computing service using Ampere chips

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The company logo for Oracle Corp. is displayed on a screen on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File PhotoOracle Corp (ORCL.N) on Tuesday launched a cloud computing service powered by data center chips from Ampere Computing based on technology from Arm Ltd, the second major cloud company to offer an Arm-based service after Amazon.com's (AMZN.O) Amazon Web Services.Cloud providers are some of the biggest buyers of chips because they rent out the computing power they generate to thousands of other companies. Until recently, however, almost all the chips cloud services bought came from Intel Corp (INTC.O) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD.O) because most business software is written to run on those processors.That began to change in 2018 when Amazon, the largest cloud...

Oracle launches Arm-based cloud computing service using Ampere chips

oracle launches arm based cloud computing service using ampere chips
By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) - Oracle Corp on Tuesday launched a cloud computing service powered by data center chips from Ampere Computing based on technology from Arm Ltd, the second major cloud company to offer an Arm-based service after Amazon.com's Amazon Web Services. Cloud providers are some of the biggest buyers of chips because they rent out the computing power they generate to thousands of other companies. Until recently, however, almost all the chips cloud services bought came from Intel Corp and Advanced Micro Devices because most business software is written to run on those processors. That began to change in 2018 when Amazon, the largest cloud provider, announced a service using its own custom chip made with intellectual property from Arm, the British firm whose technology already underlies most smartphone chips and is steadily...

Oracle launches Arm-based cloud computing service using Ampere chips

oracle launches arm based cloud computing service using ampere chips
By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) - Oracle Corp on Tuesday launched a cloud computing service powered by data center chips from Ampere Computing based on technology from Arm Ltd, the second major cloud company to offer an Arm-based service after Amazon.com's Amazon Web Services. Cloud providers are some of the biggest buyers of chips because they rent out the computing power they generate to thousands of other companies. Until recently, however, almost all the chips cloud services bought came from Intel Corp and Advanced Micro Devices because most business software is written to run on those processors. That began to change in 2018 when Amazon, the largest cloud provider, announced a service using its own custom chip made with intellectual property from Arm, the British firm whose technology already underlies most smartphone chips and is steadily...

Oracle launches Arm-based cloud computing service using Ampere chips

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By Stephen Nellis(Reuters) - Oracle Corp on Tuesday launched a cloud computing service powered by data center chips from Ampere Computing based on technology from Arm Ltd, the second major cloud company to offer an Arm-based service after Amazon.com's Amazon Web Services.Cloud providers are some of the biggest buyers of chips because they rent out the computing power they generate to thousands of other companies. Until recently, however, almost all the chips cloud services bought came from Intel Corp and Advanced Micro Devices because most business software is written to run on those processors.That began to change in 2018 when Amazon, the largest cloud provider, announced a service using its own custom chip made with intellectual property from Arm, the British firm whose technology already underlies most smartphone chips and is steadily making...

Oracle Cloud Launches Oracle RED, a Portable Server for Edge Computing

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Oracle has introduced a new appliance, called Oracle RED, that allows organizations to take advantage of the Oracle Cloud to build and run edge data centers in remote or rugged locations. The Roving Edge Device allows enterprises and government agencies to take their applications and data in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and securely deploy them at edge locations, such as military planes, oil tankers, or a polar observatory, the company said.   Related: Data Centers and Edge Computing in 2021 and BeyondThe edge devices – part of the company’s new Oracle Roving Edge Infrastructure service – are rugged, scalable, and portable servers that work even if they have intermittent internet connections or are disconnected from the internet, said Ross Brown, VP of product marketing for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. To order RED devices,...