Tag: Oracle Technology Network

Does Oracle Require a License for a Development Environment?

We get this question a lot.  In most cases, companies may user Oracle Full use licenses in a development environment by downloading Oracle products from the Oracle Technology Network (OTN).  Users must agree to the Oracle Technology Network Developer License Terms, which gives licensing rights to the single user to use the application(s) in a development environment only.  The OTN Development License also limits the use of the product to only one person and limits installation of the product to […]

Open source versus commercial licenses

Increasingly, open source has become a mantra within IT.  Their two trains of thought on open source and commercial licensing.  The first, of course, is that developers should have an opening community and share in share alike.  The other school of thought is that we need to keep our processes proprietary.  Oracle offers a dual licensing model to customers.  Companies have a choice of either an open source OSI-certified license that allows you use open-source software like Berkeley DB or […]

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