Announcing Oracle Database@Azure in Germany West Central
Published Mar 14 2024 01:00 AM 1,968 Views

By Brett Tanzer, Vice President of Product Management, Azure Core - Microsoft
By Ravi Turlapati, Head of Strategic Products and Growth - Oracle


Oracle and Microsoft are excited to announce that we’re expanding the general availability for the Azure Germany West Central region in Frankfurt.


Announcing new regions

To meet continued strong demand, Oracle and Microsoft are also pleased to announce that they are adding five new regions for Oracle Database@Azure, bringing the total planned regions to 15 by the end of this year. The new regions are India Central, Italy North, Southeast Asia(Singapore), Sweden Central, and United Arab Emirates North. They join the 10 regions that were previously announced: US East, Germany Central, Australia East, France Central, Canada Central, Brazil South, Japan East, UK South, Central US, and South Central US.



Oracle Database@Azure in Germany

By choosing Oracle Database@Azure in Frankfurt, businesses in EMEA can meet the performance, compliance, and business continuity needs of their critical enterprise workloads in a region near them. Oracle and Microsoft have designed a robust joint solution, including Oracle Exadata Database Service on Oracle Database@Azure, designed to meet these requirements head-on, offering unparalleled performance, scalability, and resilience This includes local high availability clustering (Real Application Clusters), Exadata’s high-performance architecture, and the ability to deploy across multiple Availability Zones.


The cross-availability Zone architecture using Oracle Data Guard for standby with local backups on both primary and standby provides high availability and comprehensive data protection for all types of unplanned outages, including data corruption, database failure, and site outage. Mission-critical production applications that require quick recovery time and zero or minimal data loss for all database and system outages and planned maintenance activities will benefit from the capabilities included in the reference architecture. Oracle Database@Azure offers businesses the opportunity to migrate and modernize their existing enterprise.




Getting started

Once you’ve purchased the required licenses from Oracle, Oracle Database@Azure can be purchased on Azure Marketplace via a private offer and will show up on customers’ existing Azure bill. Businesses can leverage Microsoft Azure Consumption Commitments (MACC), Oracle unlimited license agreements (ULA), bring your own license (BYOL), and Oracle Support Rewards. Oracle and Microsoft provide collaborative support, making Oracle Database@Azure a comprehensive solution for your database needs.




Visit our websites to learn more about Oracle Database@Azure.


Please join us at Oracle CloudWorld Tours in Milan (March 21), Sao Paulo (April 4), Singapore (April 16), Tokyo (April 18), and Mexico City (April 25), to learn more about Oracle and Microsoft’s multicloud strategy and hear the latest customer experiences.


Other resources:

Press release: Microsoft and Oracle expand partnership to satisfy global demand for Oracle Database@Azure - Stories

Technical documentation: Overview - Oracle Database@Azure | Microsoft Learn

Azure Marketplace: Microsoft Azure Marketplace














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