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Re: Oracle 10G Grid Control

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2007 13:40:16 -0700
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HansF wrote:
> On Jul 6, 9:32 am, Fred Pierce <> wrote:

>> On Thu, 05 Jul 2007 06:49:52 -0700, DA Morgan <>
>> wrote:
>>> wrote:
>>>> Does anyone know if Grid control is a bundled product with the
>>>> enterprise edition of the database or a separate product purchasable?
>>>> TIA
>>> The Grid is separate and the Diagnostic Pack, Tuning Pack, etc.
>>> separate licensing.
>> Is it just me or is it getting even harder to find out info like that?
>> Once upon a time, I recall, after much digging, being able to find a
>> listing of what an Oracle product included and what was optional. Now,

> You are right.
> It is pretty difficult to go to, look up the
> version of the database, and read the Licensing document.
>> Even the online store is well hidden - teeny link in the lower right
>> of the main page. Then once you get into the store, no link
>> back to And still no listing of features - just charge 40k
>> to your visa and guess what you bought (would anybody do that? why
>> have an online store if they don't?).

> Yup. Few people would actually type or search
> for 'purchase' or 'store' in the search boxes on the Oracle pages.
> I totally agree - once in the store, you have to release your mouse
> and actually have to type '' to get back to the main
> Oracle site. Or in the case of Firefox, type 'Oracle' in the URL box
> and hit enter to force the system to do Web 2 resolution. Horrible
> that they would make us do that. Horrible.
> Feature listings in the store? Nope. You are right, they don't
> duplicate the 55,000 pages of documentation.
> I think you should offer your services to Oracle to help them design a
> usable web interface.

Lets get together a collection and send a sympathy card. <g>

Daniel A. Morgan
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Fri Jul 06 2007 - 15:40:16 CDT

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