Oracle now offers cloud instances with AMD Epyc processors via its Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). The company announced this during Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.

According to Oracle, Epyc-based bodies are suitable for general workloads, in addition to Oracle applications such as E-Business Suite, JD Edwards and PeopleSoft.

According to Oracle, it is the largest public cloud provider with bare metal instances on AMD Epyc processors.

The Compute Standard E2 platform, the first addition to the AMD Epyc processors-based E-Series, is available not only on bare metal, but also on one, two, four or eight-core virtual machines.

With 64 cores per server and up to 33 percent more memory channels than comparable x86 instances, the Standard E2 instance is ideal for big data analytics workloads that rely on higher core numbers and significant memory bandwidth.

In addition, AMD Epyc processors are not affected by the Meltdown and Foreshadow vulnerabilities.

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