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  • "There is a subscription cost rather than licensing for this product."
  • "On a monthly basis, we pay around $2,500 for licensing fees, with no additional costs. We do pay extra licensing for other on-premises solutions, but these are not related to Oracle Cloud Platform."
  • "The price is fair, but we have to manage it to keep it low."
  • "The best aspect of the Oracle Cloud Platform is the relation between the performance and the price. When you compare the price with Amazon AWS, Microsft Azure, or any other, the price for performance is the best."
  • "The pricing is reasonable."
  • "It's less expensive to operate your environment in the cloud than in-house. It's a bundle cost. Everything is included in one price."
  • "Oracle Cloud Platform has a decent pricing model."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable features are the usability and customer service.
    Top Answer:The services that it provides are good for the price.
    Top Answer:In the next release, they need better integration with Oracle, Big Data systems, and DevOps. In general, with new serverless technology and microservices architecture, they need to do more on an… more »
    Top Answer:The flexibility is most valuable. By having our infrastructure in the cloud, we are able to spin up instances as needed and alter the capacity as needed.
    Top Answer:It's less expensive to operate your environment in the cloud than in-house. It's a bundle cost. Everything is included in one price.
    Top Answer:There should be more management automation.
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    17th
    out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
    Views
    1,884
    Comparisons
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    5th
    out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
    Views
    16,379
    Comparisons
    14,227
    Reviews
    16
    Average Words per Review
    447
    Rating
    7.8
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    Overview

    Lightsail is ideal for simpler workloads, quick deployments, and getting started on AWS. It’s designed to help you start small, and then scale as you grow.

    The Oracle Cloud Platform (also known as Platform as a Service or PaaS) provides a shared and elastically scalable platform for consolidation of existing applications and new application development and deployment. The Oracle Cloud Platform delivers cost savings through standardization and higher utilization of the shard platform across multiple applications.

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    Sample Customers
    Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
    Sascar, Banca Transilvania, UL, Grupo Aerom_xico SAB de CV, Grupo Arcor, Australian Finance Group Ltd., MakeMyTrip Ltd., Kovaion Consulting India Pvt. Ltd., Kalpataru Ltd, Shelf Drilling Ltd.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider35%
    Computer Software Company21%
    Media Company8%
    Manufacturing Company4%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Government11%
    Energy/Utilities Company11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company35%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government5%
    Financial Services Firm5%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise56%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise28%
    Large Enterprise53%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise69%
    Buyer's Guide
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    Amazon Lightsail is ranked 17th in PaaS Clouds while Oracle Cloud Platform is ranked 5th in PaaS Clouds with 17 reviews. Amazon Lightsail is rated 0.0, while Oracle Cloud Platform is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Cloud Platform writes "Flexibility in supporting different capabilities and integrations make this excellent for moving to the cloud". Amazon Lightsail is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Heroku, Google Cloud, Google App Engine and Amazon AWS, whereas Oracle Cloud Platform is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Public Cloud and Heroku.

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