RESEARCH PAPER: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Expands Its Capabilities With Arm

By Matt Kimball, Patrick Moorhead - May 25, 2021

The modern business lives in the cloud. Newer businesses born in the cloud have a distinct advantage over more mature organizations regarding market adaptability and agility. As a result, larger and more mature organizations are in the throes of digital transformation projects that enable quicker "time to insight."

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Table Of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Setting The Stage - Modern Workloads Require Modern Architecture
  • Arm - Open Architecture For The Cloud
  • Ampere Altra - A Quick Overview
  • OCI Ampere A1 Is Cloud-Ready
  • What Separates Ampere A1 From The Crowd?
  • In Closing
  • Figure 1: Arm Ecosystem
  • Figure 2: OCI Ampere A1 Instance Performance
  • Figure 3: Neoverse Platform Comparison
  • Figure 4: A1 Workload Support

Companies Cited:

  • Arm
  • Oracle
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Matt Kimball is a Moor Insights & Strategy senior datacenter analyst covering servers and storage. Matt’s 25 plus years of real-world experience in high tech spans from hardware to software as a product manager, product marketer, engineer and enterprise IT practitioner.  This experience has led to a firm conviction that the success of an offering lies, of course, in a profitable, unique and targeted offering, but most importantly in the ability to position and communicate it effectively to the target audience.

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Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.