Categories for Licensing, Oracle, Oracle Licensing

The Oracle Database Standard Edition Licensing Trap

posted May 22, 2020, 10:57 AM by

David Woodard, Principal Architect

Standard Edition 2 Can be a Great Value
Oracle database Standard Edition 2 (SE2), as well as past editions Standard Edition and Standard Edition 1, can be a great value and cost significantly less than Oracle Enterprise…

5 Oracle Cost Cutting Hacks – a Licensing & Deployment Refresher

posted April 15, 2020, 12:06 PM by

Bob Lindquist, Director of Client Services

Given the current economic climate, many organizations are identifying cost cutting options. The fees for Oracle licensing and support are usually some of the largest costs in an organization’s IT budget.

However, there are a…

Licensing Oracle on AIX and PowerVM

posted April 8, 2020, 10:33 AM by

Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect

The theme of this blog is, “it’s complicated”. PowerVM is not necessarily complicated to the point where it is difficult to understand, but is complicated compared to other hypervisors when it comes to Oracle licensing.  PowerVM…

Oracle Spatial and Graph – No License Required?

posted January 24, 2020, 2:59 PM by

Nathan Biggs (@nathanbiggs), CEO

The use of the Oracle’s database option Spatial and Graph has long been a thorn in our side when it comes to refuting Oracle audit findings. Based on what we are now seeing from Oracle, we…

Common Pitfalls of a DB Cloud Migration – Part 3

posted August 9, 2019, 3:54 PM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect
The Licensing Trap
In my role with House of Brick, I get the opportunity to assist many of our clients with migrating their business-critical databases to the public cloud.  While every client and every migration plan is…

Active Data Guard Licensing

posted June 4, 2019, 2:26 PM by

by Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect

In Oracle Database version 11g, a new feature called Active Data Guard (ADG) was introduced.  This feature extends traditional Data Guard by allowing the standby database to continue to apply redo while remaining open for…