Month: August 2018

Cloud Strategy Survey

Miro is conducting a survey with thousands of organizational leaders in the public, private and governmental sectors regarding their use of cloud technologies and cloud strategies. As in industry leader, we greatly value your knowledge and expertise regarding the use of cloud technologies and cloud strategies. All survey respondents will receive a copy of the results so as to better manage and plan their future cloud strategies. Take the Survey (completion time 5 minutes) Take the Cloud Strategy Survey (5 […]

When is a Terabyte not a Terabyte?

When you’re licensing with IBM (and possibly others*). This licensing metric used for IBM software storage products seems to be self-described by its name – Terabyte.  A Terabyte (TB) is a unit for measuring digital information.   Tera– represents the fourth power of 1000, or 1012, or one trillion bytes. However when you read IBM’s licensing definition of the Terabyte metric, it’s not 1012:  A Terabyte is 2 to the 40th power bytes.  Outside of IBM, 240 is generally considered a […]

Enabling and Disabling Oracle Database Options and Management Packs

Oracle Databases include extra options that are not covered by the basic license Some of these options are enabled by default when creating new databases Organizations that enable extra options without licensing are out of compliance Oracle provides a number of database options and management packs for the Oracle Database, which are licensable extra cost options. Unfortunately, many of our clients are surprised to learn that they are unknowingly using unlicensed database options and management packs and are therefore out […]

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