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Pros
"The features that we find most valuable are Data Pump, GoldenGate, and the RMAN (Recovery Manager).""It has automatic memory management capability and large file capability.""The feature I find most valuable about this solution is the reliability.""This solution has the best performance, bar none.""Oracle enables us to handle more than a million daily transactions.""Oracle Database is fast and easy to use.""The most valuable features of this solution are the cost optimizer and partition exchanges.""I've never faced any stability issues with the product. I don't recall any bugs, glitches, or crashes. I'd say it's fairly stable and shouldn't cause anyone issues in that regard."

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"The scalability of the database is absolutely guaranteed by the new features.""The stability of the solution is very good. I wouldn't have used it for the past seven years if I was not satisfied.""The solution overall is very, very good. It's got good integration with other databases and adds new features often.""The initial setup was straightforward.""The most valuable feature is the data aggregation function."

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Cons
"This product would be improved with Support Services for more production access.""The Oracle Database could improve on integration with other infrastructure systems like Active Directory.""The product is very expensive.""The documentation needs improvement because as it is now, providing support is a headache.""The price tag is very high and most cannot afford it.""Cheap and easy solutions for startups need to be made available.""The cost of this solution needs to be improved.""It could be slightly more intuitive, but other than that, we really like it as a solution."

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"The support is not that great. They're not really supporting directly anymore and relying on experts to figure out technical issues.""Sometimes MySQL does upgrades on the server. When we are still using the old server and when they integrate the upgrade, they don't carry along some of the old syntaxes. The versions don't sync.""The solution should offer memory management.""Integrating business intelligence or NLP solutions would help us save time and would prevent us from having to take a deep dive. Data problems seem to multiply on the system when you interact with it. Automation would save a lot of man-hours.""The technical support is in need of improvement."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Our licensing costs are between $40,000 and $50,000 per year. Those are the costs that cover maintenance and licensing.""The pricing is something that Oracle should work on to make the product more affordable, especially to businesses in third-world countries.""It is very expensive. We pay in dollars, so the inflation and conversion cost is also there for us. They charge on a yearly basis for the license.""Its price is already low. Oracle has a competitive and cheaper price as compared to others. Oracle Cloud is cheaper than other clouds. The pricing is very competitive for Oracle Cloud to be in the market. Their pricing makes customers interested in using this product even though Oracle doesn't have a local data center at this moment.""They are pricing themselves out of the market.""It is expensive.""It's expensive. I would say that it is more expensive than other competing products.""It's not cheap, but sometimes, you get what you pay for."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Yes, you can. The tech product will stay the same, what you need is to become an ISV (Independent Software vendor) Partner in the Oracle Partner Program, and negotiate an ESL (Embedded Software… more »
Top Answer: Per all previous posts "it depends". Platform, type of use and ability to be stable for the work-load are the concerns. Finding Oracle skills vs DB2 skills in the mainframe world is an area where… more »
Top Answer: If what you mean by "cloud-native" is "managed" or "as a service", then Oracle database with replication, the turnkey solution right now is Amazon RDS using Oracle. However, replication is not using… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the data aggregation function.
Top Answer: The technical support is in need of improvement. It is difficult to do any coding with this solution.
Top Answer: We collect data from end-users and store the data using the Oracle MySQL Cloud Service.
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Oracle 12c, RDBMS
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Oracle Database 12c introduces a new multitenant architecture that makes it easy to consolidate many databases quickly and manage them as a cloud service. Oracle Database 12c also includes in-memory data processing capabilities for breakthrough analytical performance. Additional database innovations deliver new levels of efficiency, performance, security, and availability. Oracle Database 12c comes in two editions to fit your business needs and budget: Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2.

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Oracle MySQL Cloud Service delivers a secure, cost-effective and enterprise-grade MySQL database service. Built on MySQL Enterprise Edition and powered by the Oracle Cloud, it provides a simple, automated, integrated and enterprise ready MySQL cloud service, enabling organizations to increase business agility and reduce costs.

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Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle Database vs. Oracle MySQL Cloud Service and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,719 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Oracle Database is ranked 2nd in Relational Databases with 33 reviews while Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is ranked 11th in Relational Databases with 5 reviews. Oracle Database is rated 8.2, while Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Database writes "Very robust, ideal for companies that need mission-critical databases, and extremely mature". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle MySQL Cloud Service writes "A good autonomous database that scales easily and has a straightforward setup". Oracle Database is most compared with SQL Server, IBM Db2 Database, SAP HANA, MySQL and Tibero, whereas Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is most compared with Firebird SQL, MySQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server. See our Oracle Database vs. Oracle MySQL Cloud Service report.

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