Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle

Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison Rips AWS, introduces first autonomous database

Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison used the company’s annual conference for developers, partners and customers to set the stage for a familiar act: bashing Amazon. In a keynote speech at Oracle’s OpenWorld conference, Ellison repeatedly ripped the company’s chief rival in the cloud sector while introducing a new autonomous database. The database uses machine learning to…

Analysts expect Amazon’s market share dominance to dwindle in coming years as competitors Microsoft, Google and Alibaba gain traction.

Analysts: AWS Dominates IaaS Cloud but Market Share Likely to ‘Erode’

Amazon continues crushing competition in the public cloud market, but analysts expect the tech giant’s market share dominance to steadily dwindle in the coming years as competitors such as Microsoft, Google and Alibaba keep gaining traction. Research firm Gartner concludes in a new report that the market for cloud services is growing faster than virtually…