SkyBase

for Oracle on Azure (preview)

Engineered Cloud System for running Oracle databases in the cloud. Easy and repeatable deployment with higher performance, better uptime, and 24/7 support.

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

SkyBase Launcher lets you create an Oracle database server in your Azure 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 VM, 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 limit performance of your Oracle databases. With SkyBase you can have millions of IOPS and up to 20 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

24/7 Support

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

  • SkyBase software
  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure / ASM
  • Azure VMs, VNet networking, Premium SSD or local SSD storage
  • Linux kernel/networking/storage components
  • Performance optimization and troubleshooting

Simple billing through Azure

SkyBase uses Azure VM images listed in Azure Marketplace. The marketplace software fees are charged by the hour and include SkyBase software license subscription and 24×7 support. For your convenience Azure 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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