Oracle Cloud vs SAP Cloud

Last updated: October 01, 2013

Oracle Cloud
Oracle Public Cloud provides customers and partners with a high-performance, reliable, elastic, and secure infrastructure for their critical business applications and offers customers a complete range of business applications and technology solutions, avoiding the problems of data and business process fragmentation when customers use multiple siloed public clouds.
SAP Cloud
Get the best of both worlds – the power of real time + the simplicity of the cloud – with our cloud-based deployment option for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA, SAP NetWeaver BW powered by SAP HANA, and the SAP HANA platform.
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2013. Oracle: Imagine, that your business is a yacht

Oracle OpenWorld conference could be the most boring event in the IT world, but one thing made it cool: just before the conference, Larry Ellison's yacht (Oracle Team USA) won the America Cup regatta. And Larry immediately used this fact to promote its IT business. It turned out that the Oracle's yacht won mainly thanks to the Oracle Cloud and Big Data. At the beginning of the race it was just more or less competitive yacht. But, unlike its competitors it was overloaded with sensors and cameras that collected 200 GB of data during each race. Then mixed with the information about sea currents, winds, other yachts it was analyzed in the Oracle Cloud. Based on this information every day (before each race) specialists modified/tuned yacht parameters. In result, by the end of the regatta Oracle's yacht has become virtually inaccessible for competitors. In the same way cloud technology could optimize your company.

2013. SAP boss is mooning Oracle boss again

SAP co-founder and chairman Hasso Plattner is an old "friend" of Oracle boss Larry Ellison. They compete not only in the IT business but also in yacht races. Plattner, reportedly, once dropped his pants and mooned the crew of Ellison’s racing yacht when it was passing by. After that Ellison didn't miss a chance to throw a jab at SAP. For example, his first and only tweet is dedicated to SAP's failure on the cloud market. But the history repeats and now Larry Ellison once again is watching SAP's back. Recently we told about SAP's new product - HANA - the Big Data database that left behind Oracle's database business. And now SAP has launched a cloud platform SAP Enterprise Cloud (built on HANA), which has the potential to become the Amazon for big companies and beat Oracle on the cloud market.

2012. Larry Ellison likes Cloud, Amazon, standards. Not likes SAP, Salesforce, WorkDay

Yesterday, Oracle launched its public cloud service Oracle Cloud and, of course, the CEO, Larry Ellison, rocked at the presentation. The biggest surprise was the fact that Larry is now likes the word Cloud. He says, "I like the word Cloud because it’s a charismatic brand." Previously, he defined the Cloud something like "bull's shit", "water vapour" or "I don't care what you call it." The second surprise was the fact that Ellison can respect a rival and even to recognize that Oracle imitates it. It's about Amazon. Larry says "As part of our platform we have a lot of common with Amazon Web Services. Archive is elastic like Amazon’s cloud is elastic." But the rest of the rivals, of course, were less lucky this day.

2010. Larry Ellison vs Marc Benioff: So what is Cloud Computing?

This summer at the Cloudforce conference Salesforce boss Marc Benioff showed the slide titled "Beware of the False Cloud! " with the picture of Oracle Exadata - storage appliance, that is used to build private clouds. Benioff said: "The false Cloud isn’t efficient. It’s not economical. It’s not democratic, it’s not the same for small medium and large companies. It doesn’t have low CO2 emissions. It’s a false cloud and they are just marketing the name because we’re doing so well". And yesterday, at the presentation of the new out-of-the-box private cloud solution Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Larry Ellison also spent five minutes of humor, devoted to his former employee Marc Benioff. Here's the video:

2010. Oracle kills Sun Cloud

Last year, just before the Oracle's aquisition, SUN announced its public cloud platform Sun Cloud, that was supposed to become an open alternative to Amazon Web Services. Open-source evangelists were already rubbing their hands in anticipation of the new cloud space, where neither Microsoft, nor Amazon, nor Google would be able to keep customers from switching to competing platforms. And where customers will be able to use multiple cloud platforms to improve the reliability and scalability of their applications. But Larry Ellison's attitude towards Cloud Computing is expressed in one word "bullshit", so last week he officially closed Sun Cloud project. Larry said that it's not Oracle's business - to sell computing minutes for a couple of cents. Instead, Oracle will provide the hardware and software for those who want to do this, as well as for companies that need the "private clouds".