In October, a large part of the internet went down for a few hours as sites from Netflix, Spotify, Reddit and The New York Times went dark. The massive outage was the result of an attack on an Internet infrastructure company called Dyn.

The acquisition of Dyn by Oracle was a further step to launch Oracle’s cloud ecosystem. If you think of AWS as building up Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), a company like Oracle must add more services like DNS.

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