SkyBase

for Oracle on AWS

Engineered Cloud System for running Oracle databases on AWS EC2. Easy and repeatable deployment with full control, higher performance, better uptime, reduced storage costs, and 24/7 support.

Save time. Just 30 minutes to launch your Oracle server on EC2.

SkyBase Launcher lets you create an Oracle database server in your AWS account with just a few mouse clicks. Save time on configuring the storage, OS, and Grid Infrastructure software. The deployment process is fully automated and repeatable using Infrastructure-as-Code approach.

Reduce risks

Avoid costly mistakes during EC2, storage, OS, and ASM configuration. SkyBase is engineered for reliability. We do extensive testing of the entire database server stack for you.

Need to reconfigure the server 3 years later? Our 24/7 support will be happy to help.

Maximize database performance

Do not let the storage throughput and EC2 instance sizes limit performance of your Oracle databases. With SkyBase you can have up to 224 CPU cores, 24 TB of memory, millions of IOPS, and 8 GB/s of storage throughput.

Migrating from Exadata or from a flash array? SkyBase is the answer!

Increase database uptime

  • Engineered for reliability. Extensive testing of the entire database server stack.
  • Full range of HA options: Oracle Restart, Failover clustering, RAC (with SkyCluster)
  • SkyBase diagnostics and monitoring tools
  • 24×7 support for the entire infrastructure stack

Reduce EBS storage costs

Get maximum EBS storage performance without the cost of Provisioned IOPS (io1) storage. SkyBase allows aggregating multiple General Purpose SSD (gp2) volumes in ASM disk groups. Get the performance higher than with the Provisioned IOPS at the lower cost of General Purpose SSD.

Keep full control of your database server stack

  • Keep full control of the database software, the OS, and the data
  • All database features including RAT, Multitenant, Flashback, Database Vault, Pure Unified Audit
  • Use standard Oracle tools: RMAN, DataGuard, GoldenGate, OEM
  • EC2 instances deployed in customer’s AWS account
  • Security hardening and 3rd-party tools allowed

24/7 Support

SkyBase support team has deep Oracle and AWS expertise and is ready to help you with the entire infrastructure stack including:

  • SkyBase software
  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure / ASM
  • EC2 instances, VPC networking, EBS or local SSD storage
  • Linux kernel/networking/storage components
  • Performance optimization and troubleshooting

Simple billing through AWS

SkyBase uses EC2 instance images listed in AWS Marketplace. The marketplace software fees are charged by the hour and include SkyBase software license subscription and 24×7 support. For your convenience AWS does billing and payment processing.

“We had to migrate dozens of mission critical Oracle RAC databases from Exadata to AWS with FlashGrid SkyCluster, and were able to do it without sacrificing performance or availability.”

Rama Kolli, Sr. Director – Database Management, S&P Global Ratings

“FlashGrid SkyCluster provides us all elements needed for running our mission-critical Oracle databases in Azure: storage and networking software, deployment automation, and 24x7 support.”

Jay Wilder, Sr. Director of Software Engineering, Nuance Communications

“With FlashGrid and AWS we can now deploy a new application within two weeks instead of six months, without compromising our availability SLA.”

David Urban, VP Operations, Aria Systems

“SkyCluster for Azure proved to be a reliable solution that is easy to implement and support for us as a systems integrator.”

SoftJam

“With our new virtualized RAC running on FlashGrid architecture we do a 125GB full table scan in 6 seconds. That is an 11x improvement over our previous setup.”

Sam Shiel, Oracle DBA, Simplyhealth

“Implementing Oracle RAC with FlashGrid in AWS is an important milestone in Digital Virgo’s cloud journey.”

Mikolaj Klimek, Deputy Director IT Operations and Infrastructure, Digital Virgo

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