RE: HS licensing (WAS: Oracle to SQL Server)

  • From: <Joel.Patterson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tanel@xxxxxxxxxx>, <ChrisDavid.Taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 16:35:41 -0400

When I tested HS (Oracle to DB2), we needed good drivers.   In stepped
Data Direct, which proved to be a not so insignificant extra cost item
for what we wanted to get out of it.


Joel Patterson 
Database Administrator 
904 727-2546 


From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tanel Poder
Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 3:09 PM
To: ChrisDavid.Taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: rjoralist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Oracle L
Subject: Re: HS licensing (WAS: Oracle to SQL Server)


Of course - the heterogenous services is even simpler to set up than the
Gateway for ODBC. You just need to find ODBC Drivers for your platform. 

I used the Transparent Gateway for ODBC recently because the client
didn't want to install any extra software to a database server (db
servers are for DBs only, right) so we used a gateway on an app server
for that.


On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 3:02 AM, Taylor, Chris David
<ChrisDavid.Taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

AFAIK it is free.

HS has always been free in the past.  Gateway Service is different and
is not free.

Chris Taylor
Sr. Oracle DBA
Ingram Barge Company
Nashville, TN 37205
Office: 615-517-3355
Cell: 615-354-4799
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-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rich Jesse
Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 1:59 PM
To: Oracle L
Subject: HS licensing (WAS: Oracle to SQL Server)

All this fun talk about ORA<->SS -- anyone have links pointing to
licensing requirements for HS?

The closest I can find is mention of "Generic Connectivity" in the
Oracle Database 10g Product Family white paper.




Tanel Poder

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