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Re: FW: Question on licensing - Dataguard

From: Niall Litchfield <niall.litchfield_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 08:58:09 +0100
Message-ID: <7765c89705062400585866c30@mail.gmail.com>


Ah yes, my favourite quote from Oracle  

> Backups: Database files of the primary database are stored on tape
> media. In this type of environment, Oracle permits customers to store a back
> up copy of the
> database data on storage devices, such as tapes, without purchasing
> additional licenses.
>

I've always felt this to be wonderful, I can keep my own data as a backup without paying another license for the software I'd need to access it. How generous, I was expecting to pay licenses for each of the tapes in the backup cycle after all.

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Received on Fri Jun 24 2005 - 04:03:25 CDT

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