MANAGING YOUR ORACLE DATABASE LICENSES
10 Minute Guide : Get the basic principles of managing and optimizing of Oracle databases
There’s no such thing as a ‘cheap’ Oracle installation. With licenses costing upwards of $40,000 per processor for an Enterprise database, Oracle quickly accounts for a large portion of the organization’s overall software spend. Unfortunately, it’s incredibly easy to either end up spending more than necessary on Oracle databases. Or worse, find yourself on the receiving end of a huge demand following an Oracle audit.
This document introduces the basic principles of managing and optimizing the licensing of Oracle databases across the enterprise. It will help you understand the key components of a successful Oracle Software Asset Management (SAM) strategy and provide tips for using the intelligence provided by SAM technologies to reduce both the likelihood and cost of an Oracle audit.