Re: Purchase of the multi-tenant option

From: Noons <>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:00:10 +1100
Message-ID: <m78mi8$1c4$>

On 22/12/2014 5:18 AM, Mladen Gogala wrote:
> What would be the business case for buying the multi-tenant option? Any
> savings in resources would be more than offset by the licensing costs.
> The whole reason for introducing pluggable databases is saving the memory
> and CPU power needed for separate instances. How much resources would I
> have to save to justify $10K/CPU thread to my boss? If I use modern AMD
> 8-core processors, it is $80K/CPU. Eighty thousand dollars can buy me a
> lot of PC equipment and saving 32GB of RAM and 10% of CPU power doesn't
> even begin to justify the purchase of the multi-tenant option.
> Did I misunderestimate Oracle's argument? Is there anything except
> saving resources that is achieved by using PDBs?

Absolutely nothing. Unless of course you like Kool-Aid. At least with MSSQL it's been there for 15 years. Totally debugged, each pdb has its own redo log and there is no inherent bottleneck in the architecture.
Pay to get multi-tenant? It'll be a cold day in heck... :) Received on Mon Dec 22 2014 - 10:00:10 CET

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