Re: Oracle CloudFS (ACFS etc.) licensing
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 20:27:44 -0600
Although there is an argument that the flat file on the file system for 'External Tables' is a 'Database-owned Datafile'.
Looks like yet another joyful round with the Oracle Legal Beagles coming up ...
On 15/06/2011 5:42 PM, Hemant K Chitale wrote:
> So you'd need the licence if you want to store incoming data (flat
> files for ETL or as External Tables) ?
> Hemant K Chitale
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> On 15 Jun 2011 21:05, "Martin Klier" <usn_at_usn-it.de
> <mailto:usn_at_usn-it.de>> wrote:
> > Ah, forgot to mention the source:
> > Citation:
> > "A restricted use license to use Oracle Cloud File System is included
> > with all editions of the database specifically for storing Oracle
> > Database-related configuration files, including Oracle Database software
> > binaries and homes, Oracle Database software administrative files, and
> > Oracle Database software diagnostic files. Customers wishing to store
> > their own data files, or non-Oracle Database software files including
> > data files, binaries, administrative files, and diagnostic files, in
> > Oracle Cloud File System must separately license Oracle Cloud File
> > Martin Klier schrieb:
> >> Hi folks,
> >> what's your opinion about the "new" licensing policy ($5000/CPU)
> >> regarding ACFS/ADVM, now sold as as "CloudFS"?
> >> Does it keep you from using/testing/trying it? Do you use it anyway?
> >> Thanks
> >> Martin
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