RE: Is Oracle Discoverer going away?

  • From: "Mark W. Farnham" <mwf@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: <niall.litchfield@xxxxxxxxx>, <po04541@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 15:40:04 -0400

What is the over/under on Discoverer or Cobol disappearing first?


Of course Niall is spot on in what he has written. The pricing model for
OBIEE has a lot of my customers worried and looking at alternatives, and I
really haven't figured out Fusion MiddleWare deployment costs yet.




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Subject: Re: Is Oracle Discoverer going away?


I think the last official word on this is at
erer-sod-jan2009-132849.pdf . My reading of the doc is "No discoverer isn't
going away - we have too many customers on it - but we will migrate it to
FMW and there may or may not be different ways of licensing it in the

On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 3:21 PM, patrick obrien <po04541@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Good day Oracle Cronies,

I rumor going around is that Discoverer is going away. 

I can see IAS being replaced/upgraded and renamed but not Discoverer. 

Has anybody heard about where Discoverer's life cycle is heading? 

Thank you much,


Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA

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