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Licensing SQL server in low versus high density virtual environments

SQL Server Licensing Rules – How to license in high and low density virtual environments.

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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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Microsoft Windows Server Virtualization

Infrastructure grows and its mission evolves. To accommodate increasing workloads, faster, denser (i.e., more cores) processors are deployed, translating into additional investment in software. When Windows Server 2008R2 was released, Microsoft introduced new virtualization rights: – For Standard Edition, one

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Desktop virtualization and licensing

Software management, hardware imaging and refreshment, and BYOD (the “edge devices”) are not only cost containment strategies, they can be key business differentiators. By ensuring anytime, anywhere access, executives, account managers, and technicians are able to remain connected to the

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