Oracle buys... Dyn.

Rod Beck rod.beck at
Mon Nov 21 17:34:33 UTC 2016

Oracle has exhibition booths at most web hosting events in Europe. They get very little traffic. Am skeptical they can be a player.

- R.

From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at> on behalf of Jason Hellenthal <jhellenthal at>
Sent: Monday, November 21, 2016 6:27 PM
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Subject: Re: Oracle buys... Dyn.

Lets just hope so, or Id think that the there will eventually be a price hike by AWS to compensate for Oracle's outrageous costs.

But again only speculation at this point.

> On Nov 21, 2016, at 11:22, Akshay Kumar <akshay at> wrote:
> Route53 just uses Dyn and Ultra. I would expect AWS to roll out their own soon.
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 12:18 PM, J. Hellenthal <jhellenthal at> wrote:
> Don't blame ya I'm a little negative on this one too as I can already "assume" specialized DNS integration with oracle products among possibly ?oracle cloud? Structures spawning up for competition with AWS, Azure ... others but these are just speculations.
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> On Nov 21, 2016, at 10:26, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at> wrote:
> Happy Monday.
> This seems to me to be equivalent (and bad for the same reasons) to cable
> companies and/or ISPs being co-owned with program providers.

Oracle acquires DNS powerhouse Dyn to take on leading cloud players | ZDNet<>
Oracle is a strong player in the datacenter realm, but with this deal, perhaps Larry Ellison's cloud dreams are coming closer.

> How will this affect *your* operations planning, if at all?  Am I being
> overly cynical about Larry Ellison? :-)
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