FlashGrid SkyCluster is an engineered cloud system designed for database high availability. SkyCluster comes as a fully integrated Infrastructure-as-Code template that you can customize and deploy to your IaaS cloud account with a few mouse clicks.
This VM image is designed for use with SkyCluster Launcher, an online tool that generates Azure Resource Manager templates in a few mouse clicks.
FlashGrid SkyCluster solves the problem of achieving strict uptime SLAs for mission critical databases and enables lift-and-shift migrations of existing Oracle RAC clusters from a traditional data center to the Azure cloud. Compared to "build your own" fail-over designs using various replication techniques, SkyCluster offers an engineered, well-tested, and repeatable solution based on proven Oracle RAC active-active database engine.
For a CIO, SkyCluster offers the most seamless approach for a complete move to the Azure cloud of application stacks that must have a highly available database backend.
For a DBA or a System Administrator, SkyCluster provides a familiar database, clusterware, and Linux OS environment that allows full control of database features, security, and patching.
FlashGrid SkyCluster uses the following Azure Cloud elements and features: