Month: March 2016

Oracle Licensing for DR

by Joe Grant (@dba_jedi), Principal Architect A frequent question that we receive from customers is “do I have to license the DR site?” As with most things in IT, the answer is “it depends.” It depends on how DR is being implemented and what technologies are being...

Death, Taxes…and Oracle Support

Cameron Cameron, Senior Consultant “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  – Benjamin Franklin If your enterprise is running on an Oracle database, here’s another certainty – you need to maintain Oracle Support. Full...

An Oracle Licensing Story – Part 2

Jonas Mason, Senior Consultant In part 1, I introduced a story that illustrates the impact of internal dynamics on Oracle performance and licensing costs. I described how various actors, and the perspectives they bring from their specific role in the IT process, can...