Accelerate your cloud adoption with Microsoft and Oracle®

Run your Oracle database and enterprise applications on Azure and Oracle Cloud

Supporting your business objectives

Microsoft and Oracle’s cloud interoperability enables you to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Run your Oracle database and enterprise applications—including JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Oracle Retail, and WebLogic Server—on Oracle Linux, Windows Server, and other supported operating systems in Azure.

See why Azure is a great cloud for Oracle

  • Use Oracle Database Standard or Enterprise Editions, certified by Oracle to run on Azure.
  • Confidently run Oracle enterprise applications on Azure knowing that they’re supported by Oracle.
  • Receive best-in-class, end-to-end support from Microsoft and Oracle.
  • Achieve the scalability, flexibility, and compliance your business requires for your Oracle workloads.

Expand your cloud capabilities with Microsoft and Oracle

  • Derive insights from your distributed data estate across on-premises, Azure and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).
  • Take advantage of a broad range of Azure services and implement AI and IoT for your business today.
  • Build on your existing investments in Oracle and Microsoft technologies, associated skillsets, and the strategic ecosystem of partnerships that you’ve nurtured.
  • Choose from an array of cloud capabilities and cross-cloud deployment models without compromising your scalability, performance, and reliability requirements.

Learn more about the Oracle solutions supported on Azure

Select the right cloud deployment model for your business

  • Take advantage of the industry’s first cross-cloud implementation between Azure and OCI via network-optimized, low-latency, and private interconnect of ExpressRoute and Oracle FastConnect.
  • Rely on tested, validated, and supported deployments of Oracle enterprise and custom applications on Azure with Oracle databases—Real Application Clusters (RAC), Exadata, and Autonomous Database—deployed in OCI.
  • Experience a consistent application lifecycle across Azure and OCI with unified identity and access management and a collaborative support model.

Learn more about the integration between Azure and OCI

Deliver the highest levels of performance and scalability

  • Upgrade your infrastructure performance with hyper-threaded Azure Virtual Machines featuring up to 128 vCPUs and 6 TB of memory.
  • Azure Disk Storage offers persistent, highly secure, and cost-effective SSD options to support your mission-critical Oracle applications.
  • Ensure that your Oracle applications always have the storage and compute resources they need with infrastructure flexibility from Azure.

Reduce the cost of your IT infrastructure

  • Lower your Oracle licensing costs with Azure constrained-core virtual machines optimized specifically for Oracle workloads.
  • Reduce costs—up to 72 percent compared to pay-as-you-go prices—by reserving resources in advance for your predictable workloads with Azure Reserved VM Instances (RIs).
  • Re-use your on-premises licenses to run Windows Server VMs on Azure with Azure Hybrid Benefit and combine RIs with Azure Hybrid Benefit to save up to 80 percent.
  • Get three more years of free extended security updates for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 when you migrate to Azure.

Read the list of Oracle software licensed for Azure

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