Re: oracle EE pricing

  • From: Barbara Baker <barb.baker@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: vit.spinka@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 09:57:26 -0700

OK to spec SE for new projects, but what about those of us with declining
revenues?  We would love to downgrade our licenses from EE to SE, and keep
oracle,  but oracle will have none of it.  We are asked to shelve all of our
EE licenses and buy new SE licenses.  All of that money for our EE licenses
in the trash can.

At that juncture, Postgre/MySQL or even SQL Server start looking mighty

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 7:55 AM, vit.spinka <vit.spinka@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >
> I think the Standard Edition is underrated, and could save the day quite
> often. It's just that most of us are used to EE and don't even think about
> SE when thinking about new projects... True, you get RAC, you loose all the
> packs, partitioning...
> But quite often you can get around those limitations, there is even a
> product emulating DataGuard for SE (after all, SE has all the recovery stuff
> too, it's just missing the automation).
> Vit

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