Re: Perhaps a silly question

From: Martin Klier <>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 19:00:38 +0200
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just start sqlplus, and let them read the header :) Changing that needs relinking to the EE libraries, and they will come with EE, and no other way round. Maybe a silly method or "proof", but sometimes it's the most effective way to deal with those.

But without joking: If the customer does not belive in Oracle's official methods, I doubt that he would believe some official answer for Oracle Support Services, which would have been my proof for my boss.


William Wagman schrieb:
> Greetings,
> One of our applications has been built on RHEL4 using Oracle
> Standard Edition. The owner of this application is interested in the
> possibility up upgrading this to Enterprise Edition (I'll forgo the
> details of the needs). I have found the documentation explaining how to
> do this and have explained it requires a reinstallation of Oracle. The
> user has the idea that there is no difference between the installation
> of standard and enterprise edition of Oracle and one merely needs to
> throw a couple of switches to make the change. Can someone tell me how
> to prove that it isn't that simple. What hard evidence can I use to show
> that a reinstallation is required? Of course if it is that simple I
> suppose that would be nice too. Licensing and other concerns are not at
> issue here, this is merely a technical question.
> Thanks.
> Bill Wagman
> Univ. of California at Davis
> IET Campus Data Center
> (530) 754-6208
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