Categories for Dave Welch, Oracle, Oracle Licensing, VMware, vSphere

Mars vs. Oracle

posted January 17, 2016, 2:06 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO and Chief Evangelist

House of Brick has become the industry’s lightning rod on the topic of licensing Oracle technology running on VMware. As a compliment to our contract instruction over the years, we have pointed out…

Oracle Database Licensing Insights and Tips

posted June 11, 2015, 5:21 PM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

Is this blog post we will take a look at general Oracle database licensing and how the Oracle database tracks feature usage. This can be helpful in preparing for a LMS audit or for taking…

Why Oracle RAC on VMware?

posted March 13, 2015, 5:35 PM by

Dave Welch, CTO and Chief Evangelist

If there were ever a system stack begging for comprehensive break/fix and performance/throughput testing, it’s Oracle Real Application Clusters, or RAC.

In my non-statistical observation, we can only justify RAC to continue to be maintained…

Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014 (#1)

posted December 30, 2014, 9:37 AM by

Nathan Biggs (@nathanbiggs), CEO

We thought that a great way to end the year would be to publish our top 3 most popular blog posts from 2014. I would like to share those with you — one each week for…

Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014 (#2)

posted December 23, 2014, 10:38 AM by

Nathan Biggs (@nathanbiggs ), CEO

We thought that a great way to end the year would be to publish our top 3 most popular blog posts from 2014. I would like to share those with you — one each week…

Managing Oracle Licensing in a Shared Storage Environment

posted October 3, 2014, 2:04 PM by

Dave Welch, CTO, Chief Evangelist and David Woodard, COO

About a year ago, some joint customers of Oracle, VMware, and House of Brick began to be informed they needed to purchase Oracle licenses for all nodes sharing storage.
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