Re: Licensing rules for Data Guard

From: Neil Truby <>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 15:22:59 +0100
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"DA Morgan" <> wrote in message
> Neil Truby wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "DA Morgan" <>
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>> 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
>> higher!
> 24k per core is the list price:
> I can't think of a single customer of mine that has ever paid that
> price.

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

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