RE: Standby Database Licensing

From: Hameed, Amir <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 15:28:40 -0500
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Does it mean that if I have a server running multiple Oracle instances and I am already paying for the Oracle licenses for that server (based on the CPU licensing model), if I decide to run a standby instance on that server, I will have to pay extra for the standby license ?

[] On Behalf Of Allen, Brandon

	Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 2:29 PM
Koivu, Lisa
	Subject: RE: Standby Database Licensing
	Yes, I believe you have it right.  The Data Guard feature is
included with Enterprise Edition for no extra cost - see here:            .htm#CJACGHEB          

        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:                    




[] On Behalf Of                  

        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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