With the announcement of Bare Metal Cloud Service, Oracle takes a significant step toward providing complete cloud solution to its customers. With Bare Metal Cloud Service, Customers will be able to setup whatever operating system they want on top of the hardware. Oracle Bare Metal Cloud services offer many solutions but the guiding principle is that the servers and resources will be bare metal. Oracle will handle all of the network virtualization work and provide tenants, physical isolation of workloads from other cloud tenants and the provider itself.
As of now Oracle Bare Metal Cloud is offering following services:
Computer Service: Provides two compute offerings for flexibility to run your most demanding workloads, Bare Metal Instance (Fully dedicated bare metal servers on a software-defined network) and Virtual Machine Instance (Managed Virtual Machine (VM) instances for workloads not requiring dedicated physical servers)
Block Volume: Offers persistent IO-intensive block storage option (Block Volume). Block Volume Service provides high-speed storage capacity with seamless data protection and recovery.
Object Storage Service: The Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Object Storage Service is an internet-scale storage platform that offers reliable and cost-efficient data durability
Networking Service: With This offering, you will be able to extend your network from on-premise to the cloud with a Virtual Cloud Network
Identity and Access Management Service: The IAM Service helps you set up administrators, users, and groups and specify their permissions
Database Service: offer dedicated hardware for you Oracle databases in cloud environment.