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Oracle Technology Software Licensing Virtualized Environments

What is Partitioning? “Partitioning” occurs when the CPUs on a server are separated into individual sections where each section acts as a separate system. Sometimes this is called “segmenting.” There are several hardware and software virtualization technologies available that deliver partitioning capabilities, with varying degree of resource allocation flexibility. The purpose of this policy document […]

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Licensing Data Recovery Environments

Licensing Oracle programs that are installed and/or running in Data Recovery. Licensing Requirement: All Copying, synchronization, and mirroring of the data and/or program files requires licensing Data and optional Oracle binaries are copied to another storage device therefore all programs installed and/or running must be licensed Testing: A testing allowance (up to four times, not […]

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Licensing Metrics

Named User Plus (NUP) Definition: Named User Plus metric is defined as individuals authorized to use Oracle programs installed on single or multiple servers regardless if individual is actively using the programs at any given time. Licensing considerations include: Human and non-human operated devices are counted towards NUP license Batch processing from computer to computer […]

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General Licensing Information Concepts

What does an Oracle License Grant You? Oracle’s Software Licenses give you a non-exclusive and limited right to use the software. Usage privileges depend on many factors, as such: • License Types outline the restrictions on customer’s usage Full Use license is without restrictions and allows usage that is full functionality Application Specific Full Use […]

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5 Reasons to think More Strategically About License and SAM.

Why should organisations think more strategically about their approach to license and asset management? It’s a discussion that was initiated during an executive forum at Oracle OpenWorld, which included attendees from organizations ranging from Telefónica SA, Shell, and BNP Paribas, to US Magnesium, Rabobank and Cerner Corporation. The conversations led to some thought provoking conclusions […]

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Oracle Applications Licensing

Featured Application Product Lines include the following: Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Siebel, JD Edwards Oracle Applications Licensing. Licensing Models offer flexibility for purchasing programs in different pricing models such as – Component, Custom Application Bundle (CAS) or Enterprise Licensing metrics allow customers to purchase licenses based on user or usage-based counts for component pricing, bundle […]

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Oracle Product Migrations

By Aziz Islam. Migrations involve many different older licensing and pricing metrics and methodologies and are affected by the rights granted under the original licenses. Why migration? There could be many reasons that necessitate an Oracle software license migration. I.e. To ensure that licenses remain useful and valuable over time, Changes in technologies and businesses […]

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