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Avoid Oracle’s 12c Upgrade Licensing Compliance Audit

Published by in LICENSING on March 23rd, 2015

Many of our customers are in the process of planning the upgrade of their Oracle databases to 12c, especially due to the end of support for 11g database. One compelling new feature of 12c is the in memory database Option (priced at $23,000.00 per processor). While many Oracle customers may derive value from the significant

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The Truth About Oracle License Requirements in VMware Clusters

Published by in LICENSING on March 23rd, 2015

This article is a follow up to a post from 2014 focused on Oracle’s license policies for clustered VMware environments running Oracle database and middleware products. Since our original post – repeated below- we’ve received feedback from several parties, including Oracle Corp. and individuals with Oracle and VMware licensing experience. From the VMware side, the

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Oracle Eliminates Generic Hosting Rights and Lowers Discounts for SaaS providers for Technology Products

In a move that underscores the growing threat of competitive Cloud based services to Oracle’s traditional perpetual license business model, Oracle announced in October that they are no longer providing Generic Hosting Rights for Oracle Database  and they are raising prices for database licensing for SaaS/Cloud Services providers. This move will effectively remove any potential

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Backing Up and Restoring Your MySQL Database

Published by in MySQL on December 11th, 2009

Backing Up and Restoring Your MySQL Database Do you need to change your web host or switch your database server? This is probably the only time when you really think of backing up your MySQL data. If you’ve got a website with a database or your custom database running for your applications, it is imperative that you

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Ten MySQL Best Practices

Published by in MySQL on December 11th, 2009

MySQL is a complex piece of software that may seem overwhelming when you’re first trying to learn it. This article describes a set of best practices for MySQL administrators, architects, and developers that should help in the security, maintenance, and performance of a MySQL installation. 1. Set a password for the “root” user and then

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MySQL Administrator Best Practices

Published by in MySQL on December 11th, 2009

Database administration serves a number of important functions from improving the performance of your database to avoiding a disaster that would result in lost data or costly system downtime. This article will describe some of the fundamental tools and practices programmers, as well as DBAs and SysAdmins, can use with the powerful new MySQL Administrator

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