Database Control and Grid control is provided free of charge, however, the management packs needs to be licensed for the number of users or CPU's that
Database Control and Grid control is provided free of charge, however, the management packs needs to be licensed for the number of users or CPU’s that you “monitor” with it. Oracle dba real time scenarios pdf is available at Oracle.
See page 10 for the beginning of the comparison table. If you have a license, you can obtain a copy of the software media through whatever means – download , use the CDs from your last project, etc. Please note that Oracle doesn’t use software keys. You can just install the software and use it. It is up to you and your consciences to license the software before using it. Licenses are not tied to the product version.
However, you are only entitled to new versions if you have a valid maintenance and support contract in place. At the end of the term, customers must count and declare usage to Oracle, and are granted that number of licenses for the products covered by the ULA. Oracle has a special definition of “processor” which may or may not match that of your hardware vendor. Intel Hyperthreading technology that makes one core look like two counts as 1 cpu core for this purpose. Hard partitioning methods such as Sun’s Domains, IBM’s Logical partitioning are recognized as legitimate methods to limit the amount of resources that can run the Oracle software. Also Oracle VM and certain Oracle Appliances configured as per Oracle’s hard partitioning policy document is also allowed as a valid hard partitioning method. Oracle Standard Edition uses a per-socket licensing scheme, however, Enterprise Edition used a per-core licensing scheme.