= Bare Metal Solution for Oracle =
Bring your Oracle workloads to Google Cloud with Bare Metal Solution and jumpstart your cloud journey with minimal risk

State-of-the-art certified infrastructure, precision tuned to meet all your performance needs
Deploy Oracle capabilities like clustered databases, replication, and all performance features
Seamlessly take advantage of all Google Cloud services with less than 2 ms latency
Leverage your on-premises licensing, run books, database administrators, and system integrators
Billing, support, and SLA provided by Google Cloud
Benefits
 Fully managed certified database infrastructure 
End-to-end infrastructure management including compute, storage, and networking. Fully managed and monitored data center operations such as power, cooling, smart hand support, and facilities

 Experience the latest hardware 
Consolidate your workloads on Intel Cascade Lake servers with the industry’s highest DRAM density. Latest NVMe Tier-1 storage is configured and tuned with decades of industry experience for demanding workloads

 All of Google Cloud, a millisecond away 
Fully managed low latency network makes all Google Cloud services seamlessly accessible to all Oracle workloads. Set up Oracle Data Guard in a few clicks for cost effective backup storage on Cloud Storage

Key features
== Reliable, secure, and high-performance database infrastructure for your Oracle workloads ==
 Seamlessly access all Oracle capabilities 
Run Oracle databases the same way you do it, on-premises. Install Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) on certified hardware for HA, use Oracle Data Guard for disaster recovery, and Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) for backups. Google Cloud's service catalog provides analogous topologies to all Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture templates. Migrate Oracle workloads with your preferred method (i.e. Oracle Data Guard, Oracle GoldenGate, Oracle Data Pump, or Oracle RMAN for backups). Maintain all your current playbooks, support runbooks, databases administrator teams, and system integrators

 Integrated support and billing 
Enjoy a seamless experience with support for infrastructure, including defined SLAs for initial response, defined enterprise-grade SLA for infrastructure uptime and interconnect availability, 24/7 coverage for all Priority 1 and 2 issues, and unified billing across Google Cloud and Bare Metal Solution for Oracle

 Industry-leading data protection 
Meet demanding compliance requirements with industry certifications such as ISO, PCI DSS, and HIPAA, plus regional certifications where applicable. Copy data management and backups provided by Actifio, fully integrated into Bare Metal Solution for Oracle

 Tools and services to simplify operations 
Automate day-to-day operational database administrator tasks by either using Google’s open source Ansible based toolkit or Google Cloud's Kubernetes operator for Oracle. You can integrate these tools with their existing automation framework of choice. In addition, Google Cloud provides database and system administration professional services to further assist you with managing your Oracle workloads

Customers
== Learn from customers using Bare Metal Solution for Oracle ==
Case study
5-min read
Case study
10-min read
Case study
5-min read
"Google Bare Metal Solution is our bridge to get off the Oracle database entirely. It gives us the flexibility to move the rest of our platform to the cloud so we can now modernize faster."
Austin Sheppard, CTO, StubHubRead the blog
What's new
Documentation
== Documentation ==
 Planning for Bare Metal Solution 
Learn how to get started with the Bare Metal Solution for Oracle

 Setting up the environment 
Learn how to set up the Bare Metal Solution for Oracle environment

 Maintaining the environment 
After your Bare Metal Solution environment is up and running, use the information included in this guide to maintain your servers

 Getting started with Bare Metal Solution 
Listen to this podcast to learn how to get started with Bare Metal Solution on Google Cloud

 Bring new life to your databases with an Oracle migration 
Learn how you can re-host, re-platform, or rewrite your Oracle workloads in a way that best fits your needs, no matter where you are in your cloud journey

Use cases
 Use cases for Bare Metal Solution for Oracle 
All tools, features, and options work the same as your on-premises deployments, without the need to manage the infrastructure. You can connect to the Oracle database using a SQL*Plus client, SQL*Developer/Toad, Oracle Enterprise Manager, and more. Connect from any virtual machine in your VPC using SSH to view Oracle OS processes and alert logs. Create new applications and microservices using Google services that connect to your Oracle database

Many tools are available for better database life cycle management of the environment, including root access to the bare metal server, serial console redirection, reset APIs, and automatic daily snapshots of OS volumes. Bare Metal Solution for Oracle supports all major operating systems, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Suse, Windows, and Oracle Linux. Google Cloud offers professional services to help with system administration tasks

Compare features
== Compare Bare Metal Solution for Oracle to alternatives on AWS and Azure ==
 Bare Metal Solution for Oracle 
 AWS and Azure virtual environments 


Flexibility
Continue to run any version, any feature set, any database option, and any customizations (patchsets)
✕ Minimal support for Oracle database options


Cost advantages
Up to 50% reduction in Oracle license cost vs. AWS/Azure
Minimum migration effort
✕Oracle requires more licenses per CPU core to run inside AWS or Azure ✕Re-tune the database to cloud storage and hypervisor


Latest technology
Cascade Lake servers, Tier 1 NVME storage, 100G network, and highest core to memory ratio
✕Slow to adapt latest innovations in silicon technology, low core to memory ratio, and lower performance


Business continuity
Enterprise-grade deployment platform
High availability with Oracle RAC
Works with any application, any Oracle versions
All your existing investment in tooling and best practices will work as is
✕ Minimal support for Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
✕Some applications use database features not available from managed database services ✕Older Oracle releases may not be supported
✕ Need to create new playbooks and runbooks
 Bare Metal Solution for Oracle 
Flexibility
Continue to run any version, any feature set, any database option, and any customizations (patchsets)
Cost advantages
Up to 50% reduction in Oracle license cost vs. AWS/Azure
Minimum migration effort
Latest technology
Cascade Lake servers, Tier 1 NVME storage, 100G network, and highest core to memory ratio
Business continuity
Enterprise-grade deployment platform
High availability with Oracle RAC
Works with any application, any Oracle versions
All your existing investment in tooling and best practices will work as is
 AWS and Azure virtual environments 
Flexibility
✕ Minimal support for Oracle database options
Cost advantages
✕Oracle requires more licenses per CPU core to run inside AWS or Azure ✕Re-tune the database to cloud storage and hypervisor
Latest technology
✕Slow to adapt latest innovations in silicon technology, low core to memory ratio, and lower performance
Business continuity
✕ Minimal support for Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
✕Some applications use database features not available from managed database services ✕Older Oracle releases may not be supported
✕ Need to create new playbooks and runbooks
Pricing
 Pricing information 
The pricing model for Bare Metal Solution for Oracle is
subscription based. You can subscribe for right-sized
hardware configurations with no up-front capital outlay. You
can add capacity as your business needs evolve over time

Talk to your
sales representative
to learn more

The pricing model for Bare Metal Solution for Oracle is subscription based. You can subscribe for right-sized hardware configurations with no up-front capital outlay. You can add capacity as your business needs evolve over time. Talk to your sales representative to learn more

ORACLE® is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation.