From: Niall O Broin (niall at domain linux.ie)
Date: Sat 14 Sep 2002 - 23:41:27 IST
On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 10:21:00PM +0100, Ronan Waide wrote:
> > Oracle have two methods: Per processor or per user:
> > Per processor standard edition is about EUR16k Enterprise is about EUR38k
> > per user standard edition is about EUR350 Enterprise is about
> > EUR850
> out of curiosity, where are you getting these figures from? I got an
> amusing quote from $company for Oracle licensing that was
> approximately five times what I'd just spent on some pretty excellent
> hardware, and I'm wondering what scale of charges they're looking at.
I have to say that I was surprised by those figures too. Last time I saw an
Oracle quote (which to be fair was in the dot con days) it was in the order
of hundreds of kilopunts and that was for no users i.e. a web server
database backend. AFAIR it was in the tail end of Oracle's "Power Unit"
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