Friday, June 16, 2017

Oracle: "Bare Metal Cloud Services"

"Late to cloud game", Oracle has interesting "spin" to it:
get more performance and security by skipping virtual machines, and still using containers.
Enterprise "lift and shift" then maybe transform as needed later.
Oracle claims offering identical hardware solutions on premise, hybrid and cloud.
Quite different from Azure and AWS platforms.

Bare Metal Cloud Services | Oracle Cloud

Architecture | Oracle Cloud

What Makes Oracle's IaaS Cloud Platform Unique - YouTube

A 360-degree Overview of Oracle Bare Metal Cloud OOW16 - YouTube

Docker and Container Apps on Oracle Bare Metal Cloud OOW16 - YouTube

Mark Hurd Talks Oracle Cloud With Bloomberg Business - YouTube

Oracle vs. Salesforce on AI: What to expect when | ZDNet

Amazon Fresh += Whole Foods !

High Tech + High Touch

Amazon is buying Whole Foods Market in $13.7-billion deal - LA Times

Amazon - Press Room - Press Release
"SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2017-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion, including Whole Foods Market’s net debt."

Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion - Jun. 16, 2017 : AmazonFresh

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Introducing AmazonFresh Pickup: Groceries delivered to your trunk - YouTube

Day in the Life - AmazonFresh - YouTube

Amazon is buying more than Whole Foods — it's getting 460 stores it can turn into warehouses and showrooms - LA Times

Amazon accounts for 43% of US online retail sales - Business Insider

Amazon's newly acquired Whole Foods runs on Microsoft Azure | CIO Dive

"Whole Foods also pays for Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions, which provides Whole Foods employees access to cloud services like OneDrive for Business and Skype for Business, according to the case study.
Whole Foods started using Microsoft Azure to let its 91,000 employees easily access cloud-based applications, the case study reports."