RE: Why is Oracle unaffordable?

  • From: RP Khare <passionate_programmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <freek.dhooge@xxxxxxxxx>, <cicciuxdba@xxxxxxxxx>, <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 20:33:48 +0530


Just wanted to know whether Standard Edition One is an enterprise or SMB 
software. Secondly, I want a license for 1 Windows server and 10 nodes. How 
would the below mentioned product fit into it?


> From: Freek.DHooge@xxxxxxxxx
> To: cicciuxdba@xxxxxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 15:17:35 +0100
> Subject: RE: Why is Oracle unaffordable?
> Just as quick addition to the licensing cost for small companies.
> If you look at the cost for a standard edition one edition with named user 
> licenses, then you see you would pay less then € 900 for 5 named users (the 
> minimum number of NUP licenses). I don't think this is expensive for 
> enterprise software.
> Of course, when you want a 5 node cluster replicating to another 5 node 
> cluster, the cost is a little bit higher.
> Freek D'Hooge

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