Re: Licensing Question

From: Palooka <>
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 23:30:57 +0000
Message-ID: <QgZrl.47484$2t6.21360_at_newsfe28.ams2>

Michael Austin wrote:
> Noons wrote:
>> Dereck L. Dietz wrote,on my timestamp of 5/03/2009 8:09 AM:
>>> I just want to know if this is something I can bring up during a 
>>> budget meeting later this week.
>>> If we have two servers.  One will be production and the other 
>>> strictly development/testing but only one license for Enterprise 
>>> Edition is it possible to have Enterprise Edition on the development 
>>> server too or does that violate Oracle licensing?
>> It violates the licensing. I just updated all our licenses precisely 
>> because of that.  We went with named user licenses for development, 
>> but even those have to be purchased in minimum lots per cpu core in use!
>> Fortunately I was able to pick SE for some of the dbs, so that took a 
>> bit of the sting out of the whole thing.
>> DAMHKIT, the boss is still reeling from the bill...

> As I keep stating, not all Oracle contracts and licensing agreements are
> the same and I doubt you would find any two that are alike. Their
> website is a good start but CANNOT answer the question for YOUR site.
> Licensing questions should only be addressed to YOUR Oracle sales person
> because all crystal balls have a firewall and cannot see your agreement.
Ding ding! we have a winner. I was wondering when someone would suggest asking Oracle.

Palooka Received on Thu Mar 05 2009 - 17:30:57 CST

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