Amazon RDS vs. Oracle Database as a Service

As of April 2019, Amazon RDS is ranked 3rd in Database as a Service with 2 reviews vs Oracle Database as a Service which is ranked 1st in Database as a Service with 5 reviews. The top reviewer of Amazon RDS writes "Provides deployment and on-demand database-as-a-service". The top reviewer of Oracle Database as a Service writes "One of the benefits is the ability to use solutions you're familiar with and leverage the cloud. ". Amazon RDS is most compared with SQL Azure, Google Cloud SQL and Oracle Database as a Service. Oracle Database as a Service is most compared with SQL Azure, Amazon RDS and Google Cloud SQL.
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The licensing is a nightmare. Tons of options which need to be licensed individually, and no real offering for VMware or other Hypervisors.There should be a standard way to license the database in a virtual environment (e.g. VMware) and there should be a low-end version (like Standard Edition One) again.

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3rd
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3,978
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Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
226
Avg. Rating
7.5
1st
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3,099
Comparisons
1,273
Reviews
5
Average Words per Review
604
Avg. Rating
8.8
Top Comparisons
Compared 48% of the time.
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Also Known As
RDSOracle DBaaS, Oracle Database Cloud
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Overview

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient, resizeable capacity for an industry-standard relational database and manages common database administration tasks.

Oracle Database Cloud Service combines the power of Oracle Database, with the unique capabilities of the Oracle Cloud. The service provides a secure, automated data management platform that leverages on demand Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services via a simple web based user interface and RESTful API. Oracle Database Cloud Service provides elastic database services for development, test, and production environments of custom and packaged online transaction processing (OLTP), data warehousing, and mixed workload applications. It enables businesses to reap all Oracle Platform as a Service (PaaS) benefits including subscriptionbased, self-service access to reliable, scalable, and elastic cloud environments and accelerates time to value by simplifying the provisioning and administration of Oracle databases.
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