Tag: Oracle EE

Similarities between Oracle and IBM CPU-based licensing

Is it still the same after Oracle has purchased Sun? One of the first things I noticed after the similarity between IBM and Oracle’s CPU-based software licensing – both base the licensing on cores – I noticed Oracle skews their software core factor table to favor Sun hardware. IBM doesn’t reduce the software licensing if a client runs their software on an IBM box.

Incident Server Support – Going, Going, Gone!

Incident Server Support will no longer be offered for purchase by Oracle starting with the next Oracle fiscal year. However, clients will be able to renew packages already in place, but no new support contracts will be written after this June. While Incident Server Support does not replace a comprehensive support and maintenance program or include updates, it does offer an alternative, cost effective solution for technical support. It is available only in conjunction with the Premier Support for Oracle […]

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