RE: Standby Database Licensing
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 12:28:55 -0700
Yes, I believe you have it right. The Data Guard feature is included with Enterprise Edition for no extra cost - see here:
It is the standby database that must be licensed, regardless of whether or not you are using Data Guard. This doc also has some more detail:
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of krish.hariharan_at_quasardb.com
I am not a license expert by any stretch of the imagination, but in reading the document, I didn't think it was the capability that had to be licensed but rather the fact that you have to be covered by your licensing terms to run Oracle instances on multiple servers.
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