Monthly Archives: January 2014

Licensing Oracle in Windows Azure

Microsoft and Oracle have an enterprise partnership that will allow their customers to run Oracle software on Windows Server Hyper-V and in Windows Azure. Customers will be able to deploy Oracle software — including Java, Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic Server — on Windows Server Hyper-V or in Windows Azure and receive full support from Oracle. This essentially makes the Windows Azure platform the equivalent of Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud or the EC2 environment and it makes Azure an alternative to the EC2 environment.

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What is Oracle Partitioning Option and why would I need it when I already own Oracle Database Enterprise Edition?

Oracle Partitioning Option is a separately licensed option of Oracle Database that is only available with the Enterprise Edition of Oracle Database. The Partitioning option for Oracle Database 11g offers the widest array of partitioning methods available, including interval, reference, list, and range.

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Does MSDN need to be licensed for SQL server database?

The Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) is a subscription based offering for all commercial and consumer products that Microsoft offers. The subscription is Per User. MSDN can be a very cost effective way to secure licensing for your development and test

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Internal IT Innovation Versus Intellectual Property of Software

As in the case of Alice Corp. Pty. V. CLS Bank International, there is a convoluted mess when it comes to the degree in which innovative ideas using computerized media can qualify for patent protection under the legalese “subject matter

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