Re: Licensing rules for Data Guard
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 15:22:59 +0100
"DA Morgan" <damorgan_at_psoug.org> wrote in message news:1219065028.305679_at_bubbleator.drizzle.com...
> Neil Truby wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "DA Morgan" <damorgan_at_psoug.org>
>> Newsgroups: comp.databases.oracle.server
>> Sent: Monday, August 18, 2008 12:42 AM
>> Subject: Re: Licensing rules for Data Guard
>>> 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
> £24k per core is the list price:
> I can't think of a single customer of mine that has ever paid that
Yeah but you're American.
We Brits are too polite to ask for a discount for fear of being thought vulgar ... ;-) Received on Mon Aug 18 2008 - 09:22:59 CDT