Re: Oracle out the door

From: Mark Brinsmead <>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 19:21:40 -0600
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The license is included. The hardware and training are not. :-)

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 10:52 AM, Allen, Brandon <> wrote:

> I believe RAC is included with SE in 10g+, at least according to page 3
> of this doc
> "Effective with the release of 10g, the Oracle Database Standard Edition
> product includes the Real Applications Clusters database option."
> Extra maintenance costs are a different story - I've never run RAC so
> can't comment on that.
> Regards,
> Brandon
> ------------------------------
> *From:* [mailto:
>] *On Behalf Of *Jeremy Schneider
> I can't imagine that you need to be paying those extra tens of thousands
> of dollars for RAC; won't the extra licensing and maintenance costs of RAC
> come out about the same as those three servers your eliminating?
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-- Mark Brinsmead
Senior DBA,
The Pythian Group

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