An Oracle Licensing Story – Part 1

posted February 26, 2016, 2:47 PM by

Jonas Mason, Senior Consultant

House of Brick consultants have a unique perspective into organizational cultures, their Oracle database environments, and the impact this has on the ability to emerge from an Oracle audit unscathed or wounded.

We understand the competing demands…

Is Oracle Still the “Largest” Relational Database Vendor?

posted February 18, 2016, 10:10 AM by

Shawn Meyers (@1dizzygoose), Principal Architect 

A couple of weeks ago one of my coworkers, Dave Welch, published a great blog post about Oracle licensing terms. In this post, he mentions Oracle is the largest relational database vendor in the…

Oracle to PostgreSQL – Part 2

posted February 11, 2016, 10:43 AM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

In part one, I covered how Oracle’s recent price increase for its Standard Edition database may drive some users to migrate from Oracle to other database versions such as PostgreSQL. I also described the process…

Oracle to Postgres – Part 1

posted February 4, 2016, 4:10 PM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

Recently Oracle has dramatically increased the price of its Oracle Standard Edition database. Because of this price increase, many observers in the database world feel that some companies may be migrating from Oracle to other…