Amazon Kisses Goodbye to Last of 7,500 Oracle Databases


Amazon’s consumer business says it has turned off its final Oracle database, after migrating a massive 75 petabytes of internal data stored on nearly 7,500 Oracle databases to a range of its own AWS services.

The mammoth migration involved over 100 internal Amazon teams, from across Alexa, Amazon Prime Video, Kindle, Amazon Music, and Twitch, as well as internal teams spanning advertising tech, payments, infosec and retail.

The move comes 14 months after Oracle’s Larry Ellison took a jab at Amazon’s reliance on his company’s infrastructure, saying “it’s kind of embarrassing when Amazon uses Oracle but they want

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