Re: AWR Viewer

From: Tim Gorman <>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2008 12:58:11 -0600
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I tend to use "" to answer questions like
these.  After all, if they're selling it at all, they're probably
selling it there, no?

Looking at the tab for "Enterprise Manager" products, only the various "packs" seem to be available for sale; there is nothing about "Grid Control" there.  Same for the tab for "Database";  no mention of EM or GC...

I've always thought the bible for licensing is the "Software Investment Guide" or "SIG", but there is scarce mention of the phrase "Enterprise Manager" there, never mind "Grid Control".

Hey, if it's so difficult to find a way to buy it, then it *must* be free, eh?  :-)  Anyway, from the evidence, I think Brandon is correct;  basic EMGC without any packs is free...

Jackie Brock wrote:
Oracle really does need to provide a licensing FAQ and tutorial...
perhaps even a training course!  It's amazing how hard it is to get
specific information about what's covered and what's not.

I think the difficulty here may lie with the fact that yes, you can
install and run grid control without the diagnostics packs (et al), but
you can't do much with it.  I believe that there is something in the
install documentation for OEM that discusses whether grid control is
included or not - my recollection is that grid control is included with
the database, but not useful without the packs.
Jackie D. Brock
Database Specialist - Systems Evaluation
858 Coal Creek Circle
Louisville, CO 80027

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