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Oracle Discontinues Standard Edition and Standard Edition One and Introduces Standard Edition Two (SE2)

By Seth Feeley  sfeeley@cintra.com On September 1, 2015 Oracle announced that with the release of 12.1.0.2, Oracle Standard Edition and Standard Edition One have been discontinued and replaced with a new product called Standard Edition Two (SE2). At Cintra, we’re reaching out to our Standard Edition customers to inform them of this significant change in

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Understanding Oracle Proprietary Application Hosting Rights and the PAHRF in 2015

Published by in LICENSING on March 23rd, 2015

It’s been over two years since Oracle eliminated “Generic Hosting Rights”, the ability for business to license Oracle database products as a way to provide third party software applications (i.e. Applications that are not proprietary to the hosting provider) as a service utilizing Oracle database or middleware back end. Customers can still license Oracle database

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How to Reduce Oracle Database License Costs with Oracle VM

Published by in LICENSING on January 15th, 2013

Our customers are always looking for options to control their Oracle license exposure, especially in non production environments, where licensing based on ever increasing multi-core processors is becoming unmanageable. While virtualization has had an amazing impact for reducing the overall server sprawl for many of our customers, there are few ways to leverage VM to

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The Truth About Oracle Database Licensing for Development and Test

Published by in LICENSING on January 15th, 2013

Our clients frequently have questions regarding Oracle’s Database licensing policy for development and test environments. Most of the time, they’re flabbergasted by the truth regarding Oracle’s license policy for Development and Test environments due to the user minimums required based on multi-core processor servers. The purpose of this article is to outline Oracle’s licensing policy

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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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Oracle Database Appliance

The Oracle Database Appliance is a new way to leverage Oracle Database 11g in a single, easy-to-deploy and manage system. It’s a complete package of software, clustered servers, redundant storage, and network that’s engineered for simplicity; saving time and money by simplifying deployment, maintenance, and support of database workloads.The Database appliance also offers a unique

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Cintra Services – Navigating Solutions for What’s Next

We believe that building trust-based business relationships is the single best route to corporate and personal success; and that this truth is becoming more relevant in an inter-connected world. Our position as an unbiased and trusted database solutions provider is based on our ability to look objectively at all elements of the database technology stack,

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OBIEE – Configuring Multiple Repositories and Presentation Service in the same Machine

Published by in BI & ETL, OBIEE on December 16th, 2009

This chapter explains how to go about setting up multiple Oracle BI presentation services, each configured to access a different repository file (RPD) running on the BI Server. The thing is that you can easily set up the BI server so that it manages more than one RPD file. This is done by the follow

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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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