Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Reviews

Oracle Private Cloud Appliance is the #6 ranked solution of our top Converged Infrastructure tools. It's rated 3.0 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to Oracle SuperCluster - Oracle Private Cloud Appliance vs Oracle SuperCluster

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Fabrizio Bordacchini
Real User
Oracle Technical Architect at UKCloud Ltd
Feb 20 2020

What is most valuable?

Live migration.

How has it helped my organization?

The main advantage of the PCA is licensing, for Oracle Database. It's the main reason why companies decide to deploy the PCA, or the software it runs (OVS, OVMM). On the PCA you also have live migration, which is a huge plus.

What needs improvement?

The PCA is built on Oracle VM Server for x86 and Oracle VM Manager. Ok, then you have OEM Cloud Control (unfortunately) on top. OVMM uses a clustered MySQL database, which contents are encrypted (probably to keep DBAs away, and force you to… more »

What other advice do I have?

My advice to others would be to wait before buying this program because the Oracle VM server is about to die and the PCA will probably evolve into using Oracle Linux KVM. This means that, if you buy the PCA, you will have to migrate your… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

VMware ESXi/vCloud Director.

What is Oracle Private Cloud Appliance?

Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, is an integrated infrastructure system engineered to enable rapid deployment of converged compute, network, and storage technologies for hosting applications or workloads on a guest OS. It is a data center-class system that provides incremental and scalable performance optimized for consolidation of mixed workloads.

Oracle Private Cloud Appliance customers

Agnitum Information Technologies, Mediacloud, Xait AS, Atos Global Managed Services, CaixaBI, ICA AB, BT Spain, Secure-24, Xait

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