Categories for Dave Welch, General, Oracle Licensing, VMware

House of Brick’s 20th Anniversary – A Personal Retrospective

posted June 1, 2018, 10:07 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO and Chief Evangelist
A Former Professional Life
The Product Integration Group was established at a former employer by a visionary president. He understood the need for something that went beyond functional quality assurance—a team that proved and…

An Opinion on Oracle Open World’s Single Message: Cloud

posted October 27, 2017, 4:23 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO and Chief Evangelist

This blog post is a recent interaction with a customer threading with me on Oracle Cloud.
Are there any Oracle licensing considerations beyond the user seat license scheme for ERP Cloud?
Yes, Oracle’s operational readiness….

Oracle’s Determined to Get You in its Cloud. You Game?

posted June 19, 2017, 2:21 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO and Chief Evangelist

On May 3, 2017, The Register reported “Massive Oracle sales re-org to accelerate cloud cash drive: On-prem product sales canned for Cloud Architects.” Now that Oracle’s fiscal year end is behind us, I’ll…

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…

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