Re: Licensing rules for Data Guard

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 06:10:36 -0700
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Neil Truby wrote:
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>> I don't know where the 150k price came from but here's a reality check
>> for her. In the US there are plenty of Oracle customers buying for
>> $20-25K per CPU and I don't know of anyone paying per core.

> The cost of Oracle Enterprise is 24k per core. So a 4 quad-core cpu
> server is 16x24 = 384k. You get to multiply the cores by a "fudge
> factor" of 0.75, which gives 288k.
> Standard Edition is 8.5k per cpu, so 34k total.
> So I don't know where the 150k differential came from either. It's
> much higher!

24k per core is the list price:

I can't think of a single customer of mine that has ever paid that price.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Mon Aug 18 2008 - 08:10:36 CDT

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