Customers can deploy instances based on AMIs with the following products on 64 bit instance types:
In addition, customers can deploy instances based on AMIs with the following products on 32 bit instance types:
The Oracle AMIs can be located using the “Oracle Category” item in the AMI catalog menu.
The Oracle AMIs are available for use in US-East (Virginia), US-West (Northern California), EU (Ireland), Asia Pacific (Singapore), South America (Sao Paulo) and Asia Pacific (Tokyo).
At this time, instance types in the Standard, High CPU and High-Memory family of instance types are supported. This includes Standard Small, Standard Large, Standard Extra Large, High-Memory Extra Large, High-Memory Double Extra Large, and High-Memory Quadruple Extra Large. AWS will notify customers when additional instance types are supported.
Oracle and Amazon Web Services plan to produce additional platform and application templates that customers can run as instances on Amazon EC2. We expect future releases to include Microsoft Windows Server 2008 images that customers can use as a platform for PeopleSoft, Siebel, and JD Edwards installations. AWS will notify customers when additional templates become available.
Oracle will distribute templates of Oracle Applications that have been produced by Oracle and approved by AWS. Customers will be able to customize these environments and save them as derivative images which also run on the Oracle Virtual Machine.
Not at this time as Amazon EC2 does not support shared Elastic Block Store volumes.
No. Live Migration (which ships with Oracle VM Server) will not be offered by Amazon Web Services. All the AMI control will be done using Amazon’s front end tools.
No. All the AMI control will be done using Amazon’s front end tools.
OVM AMI administration and maintenance will be done using Amazon’s front end tools.
No. Only EC2 management console tools will be supported. Customers can manage their OVM instances the same way they manage their existing instances on AWS.
Customers who run Oracle Applications on EC2 with active Oracle Support and Amazon Premium Support accounts will be able to contact either Amazon or Oracle for support. Amazon Web Services and Oracle have multi-vendor support process to for cases which require assistance from both organizations. Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support is available for Oracle Linux on EC2 as well.
Normal AWS charges will apply to instances hosting Oracle Applications. Moreover, Oracle’s standard partitioned processor licensing models will apply since Oracle software will run on Oracle VM with hard partitioning. Specific questions about Oracle software pricing should be directed to Oracle.