Re: DB Appliance
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 10:37:43 +1300
I'm still quietly hoping they can relax their stance, sooner rather than later... but perhaps you're right in that we're not their "target market".
OTOH, PAYG is one of their selling points !
On 1 March 2012 03:37, Hans Forbrich <fuzzy.graybeard_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29/02/2012 3:43 AM, ~Jeff~ wrote:
> > hey all
> > We have just ruled out ODA as a replacement for a single-server, 40-odd
> > setup because of:
> With ODA, you are not buying a general purpose computer on which you can
> pay-as-you-grow license Oracle database.
> With ODA, you are buying an appliance. A plug-it-in toaster that pops
> up data, and happens to use Oracle RDBMS as the current engine.
> From that point of view, you - based on your analysis - do not fit the
> target demographic. Nothing wrong with that.