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RE: oem licensing

From: Kosaraju, Ravi <>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 18:29:44 +0100
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Hi Allen  

I have never heard it put that way. My understanding is that it is an all-or-nothing proposition. I would think Oracle will only use partitioning if your app "uses" them.

From: Andrew Kerber [] Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 10:21 AM To: Allen, Brandon
Cc: Kosaraju, Ravi; Oracle Discussion List Subject: Re: oem licensing  

ok, that answers the questions on oem. I should have been more explicit about partitioning. We are having trouble getting straight answers. The way I understand it, we dont have to pay extra for the partitioning option unless our own applications use it (I know its used by Oracle itself, but that doesnt count). Has anyone actually seen a document from Oracle stating this?

On 8/30/07, Allen, Brandon <> wrote:

Yes, I believe you are correct. Here's what it says under "Special-Use Licensing"
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"A separate Oracle Database can be installed and used as a Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control (OEM Grid Control) repository without additional license requirements, provided that all the targets
(databases, applications, and so forth) managed in this repository are
correctly licensed. This database may also be used for the RMAN repository. It may not be used or deployed for other uses."  

[] On Behalf Of Kosaraju, Ravi    

I believe grid control is free with EE but not 100% sure. I am meeting our Oracle sales rep today, I can ask that question.  

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