Categories for Oracle, Oracle Licensing

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…

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…

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….

Licensing Oracle on x86 vs. POWER

posted October 23, 2017, 1:29 PM by

Michael Stone (@HoBMStone), Lead Architect and CIO

More and more companies are coming to understand that licensing costs for commercial products, such as Oracle, usually dwarf the cost of all other components of the stack combined. For instance, a late…

Database Cloud – is it Real, Possible and Licensable?

posted August 24, 2017, 1:19 PM by

Bob Lindquist – House of Brick Client Services Director; Jim Hannan – House of Brick Principal Architect; and Pete Schmitt – cStor CTO
Database Cloud – it is Real

House of Brick has been the pioneer in database virtualization for over…