For the first time, the technology behind Oracle Autonomous Database is now available to Oracle customers who host their own data with Gen2 Cloud@Customer. It has all the advantages of Oracle's public cloud, but behind your own firewall.
Released in 2013 to all customers (on-premise and cloud / DBaaS), 12c was available for purchase or upgrade for any customer. However, Oracle 12C R2 is Oracle Corporation's first database release available only to database cloud (DBaaS) customers, in October 2016. In order to boost 'cloud' revenues, the Oracle 12c R2 version was no where [...]