RE: Standby Database Licensing
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 13:34:17 -0700
I'm no licensing expert either, but I don't believe you need to buy any additional licenses for a standby if you already have database licenses for all CPUs on the server. Once the CPUs of a server are licensed, I believe you can run as many primary and/or standby instances on that server as you want. Of course, you'd have to check with your Oracle sales rep for the official answer.
From: Hameed, Amir [mailto:Amir.Hameed_at_xerox.com]
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 ?
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