Oracle OpenWorld 2015 kicks off with major announcements in Larry Ellison keynote


Officially kicking off Oracle OpenWorld 2015, the keynote of Larry Ellison on Sunday evening was packed with annoucements.

In his analysis of the Cloud market of the last 16 years, he made it very clear that we're in the middle of a cloud transformation of each of the 3 layers of the cloud, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS. He then introduced the 6 design goals of the Oracle Cloud:

Cost Reliability Performance Standards Compatibility Security

and elaborated extensively on each of those design goals.

For your convenience, we've storified all of the relevant tweets that were sent during his one hour presentation. As you can read in the Storify, he announced many new services and improvements:

For SaaS:

SCM Cloud Ecommerce in the CX Cloud Mobile, Consumer-Like Cloud UI Integrated Just-in-Time Learning System

For PaaS

Database Cloud Exadata Service Big Data Preparation Cloud Service Big Data Discovery Cloud Service Data Visualization Cloud Service Application Builder Cloud Service Multitenant Database Cloud Scalability Real Application Clusters RAC in the Cloud Database In-Memory Acceleration 12.2 Database In-Memory on Active Data Guard Exadata In-Memory & In-Flash Database Multitenant Java Server Fault-Tolerant Java Server

Can you spot all of them? We will cover all of these new services in due time in more detail.