Re: Oracle SE licensing question

From: Terry Dykstra <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 16:36:35 GMT
Message-ID: <ng1el.6825$Db2.5259_at_edtnps83>

"Michelle Ryan" <> wrote in message news:gla657$7lp$
> In my company, I am a part of a team of 15 developers and we need to work
> on a project to develop applications on Oracle 11i db.
> Each one of us needs to host an instance of database on our PC/laptop.
> Each developer also needs to connect database instance hosted on other
> developers' laptop from time to time (that is, quite often).
> I'd like to emphasize that we are *not* hosting an application (in other
> words a production system) for our company's customers.
> Up until now, life was simple, since we were using SQL Server 2005 and
> each one of us had the Developer Edition of SQL Server 2005 which cost
> less than $50.
> Most of us have dual core laptops. Three chaps, however, have quad
> processor boxes.
> Is there free/cheap Oracle licensing scheme that we can take advantage of?
> If not, would we be compliant if we bought 15 Named User Plus licenses for
> Oracle Standard Edition (bearing in mind that Express and StandardOne
> won't be acceptable to us).
> Please can anyone help?

Talk to your sales rep. That's the only way you'll get a valid answer.

Terry Dykstra 
Received on Thu Jan 22 2009 - 10:36:35 CST

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