Google Cloud and Atos together offer HPC servers for Oracle workloads

Google Cloud and Atos together offer HPC servers for Oracle workloads

Google Cloud Platform has partnered with the German company Atos to enable Oracle database users to run their workloads on Google’s cloud servers in the near future.

As part of the partnership, Atos adds two high-performance extensions to data centers of the Google Cloud Platform in Ashburn, Virginia and Frankfurt, writes Silicon Angle.

The aim is to provide customers with a single, unified process for identity management, access management, governance and administration in all environments. These range from Google Cloud Platform-based applications to database instances.

The extensions in the data centres are essentially private, colocated clouds that operate alongside Google’s sites. The extensions are provided with Atos BullSequana S x86 based HPC servers. Because those servers are so close to Google’s data centres, there will be an extremely low latency.

In addition, the solution comes at low cost. The BullSequana S x86 servers require fewer processors than when customers run Oracle database workloads on Google Cloud Platform, which means Oracle’s license prices are relatively cheaper. According to the company should let between 30 to 40 percent on licensing costs could save.

Secure network connections

According to Atos, the data centres in Ashburn and Frankfurt are both Google-certified to deliver immediate, secure and high-performance network connectivity. The company also provides cloud orchestration management and infrastructure services and support to provide a fully managed service for Oracle customers.

According to Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud, running Oracle database workloads and simultaneously using the features of the Google Cloud Platform is a priority for many customers.

This solution from Atos means that Oracle database customers can take advantage of the strong infrastructure and scale of Google Cloud and our strength in areas such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, supported by Atos’ experience in business transformation and migration.


The Atos solution and the Google Cloud Platform will be made publicly available in the Google Marketplace in the second half of 2019. According to Atos, the solution is already being used by about twenty early adopters in the Netherlands.

This news article was automatically translated from Dutch to give a head start. All news articles after September 1, 2019 are written in native English and NOT translated. All our background stories are written in native English as well. For more information read our launch article.