Re: Virtual Databases

From: joel garry <>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 09:20:31 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 18, 9:53 pm, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:
> On Fri, 17 May 2013 11:01:09 +0100, Jonathan Lewis wrote:

> > You might want to reconsider your use of the terms database and
> > instance, by the way. Generally people pay a licence to run the software
> > on a machine and you can have as many databases and instances on a
> > machine as you like: so every instance after the first one is free, as
> > is every database after the first database. Of course, they can't be
> > called "virtual" because they would be using the full resources required
> > for a database or instance.
> I'm still not so sure about it. With EE, the customer gets the right to
> install a copy of the software on another box and create a physical
> standby database, which would seem to contradict yor statement.

Maybe I'm not following you, but they have to pay for a full license for that other box (at least if they are running the instance).


-- is bogus.
Received on Mon May 20 2013 - 18:20:31 CEST

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