Categories for General, Oracle Licensing

Navigating Oracle Audits

posted August 2, 2018, 4:37 PM by

Dave Welch, CTO and Chief Evangelist House of Brick Technologies & Pam Fulmer, Partner and Co-founder, Fulmer Ware LLP

Fulmer Ware LLP and House of Brick work together frequently to defend customers when they are facing software audits from Oracle…

AWS’ Optimize CPUs Feature Expands to RDS

posted June 19, 2018, 4:33 PM by

Nick Walter, Principal Architect

Recently I wrote a blog about AWS’ newly unveiled Optimize CPUs for Amazon EC2 Instances feature. While a very welcome feature, it was disappointing that the feature was only initially available for EC2 but not RDS….

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…

Oracle Geospatial Features: Spatial vs. Locator

posted March 30, 2018, 2:11 PM by

by Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect

Oracle Spatial and Graph is a product that allows for the storage and processing of geospatial objects inside of the database. From the Oracle Technology Global Pricing List, “Oracle Spatial is an integrated set of…

Considerations for Disabling Oracle Options and Management Packs

posted March 15, 2018, 5:20 PM by

by Joe Grant (@dba_jedi), Principal Architect

Accidental or unintentional use of the extra-cost options and management packs for Oracle Database poses a significant risk to anyone utilizing Oracle software. All of the options and management packs are simply a part…

Oracle Named User Single/Multi Server Licensing

posted February 2, 2018, 4:43 PM by

Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect

Currently, the most common licensing metrics for purchases of core technology products are the following:

Processor – Per-core licensing based on a platform dependent core factor
Named User Plus (NUP) – Based on the number of…

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