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With all the cloud computing hype, Oracle Database technologists are seriously considering infrastructure as a service( IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) vendors for their database needs. In this session, learn how you can leverage cloud computing offerings with Oracle databases and see whether it’s easy to host Oracle databases in the cloud. Can they perform well? What are the licensing implications? You will see that cloud hosting isn’t always cost-efficient for running the whole Oracle database, but even then, there are several very effective ways to offload some database components such as offsite backups, disaster recovery options, external SecureFiles storage, and data archiving.