Licensing ODA on NUP’s and with different metrics

By |2019-05-12T12:48:23+02:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: licensing, ODA|Tags: , , , |

An updated post about NUP’s on Oracle Database Appliances. Since Oracle launched the Oracle Database Appliance HA (with two nodes) a few years ago it has become clear that from the X7-2 and further not only the Enterprise Edition is possible to use, but also the Standard Edition. But when […]

Oracle Linux on virtualized ODA : paying support per VM ?

By |2019-05-12T13:14:53+02:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: ODA|Tags: , , , |

A customer asked this question about Oracle Linux support. When Oracle Linux installed on OracleVM, on an ODA: is this support per VM, or per physical server (in this case the ODA-node). Could be quite a difference in paying and getting support.

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The bare minimum of licensing an ODA X7-2

By |2019-05-30T11:34:37+02:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: ODA, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The other day we had a discussion about the question if you can buy an Oracle Database Appliance X7-2 HA when you only have 1 socket license Oracle SE. The licensing rules can be interpreted different by some. Disregarding the question why you would buy an ODA HA if you […]

Virtualization on the Oracle Database Appliance S, M, L

By |2017-07-05T22:51:27+02:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: ODA, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

One of the great advantages of the Oracle database Appliance HA is the possibility of Virtualization through OracleVM. This virtualization wasn’t possible for the other members of the Oracle Database Appliance. Until now.

In the patch 12.1.2.11.0 which has been released recently for the ODA S,M and L, virtualization is possible… […]

Net usable storage when using Oracle Database Appliance

By |2017-04-29T13:19:15+02:00April 29th, 2017|Categories: ODA|Tags: , , |

Since the birth of the ODA X6-2 HA, the net usable storage has become more of a challenge when advising a customer as the X5-2 HA had substantial more – but slower – storage.

This very short blogpost is just a quick summary / checklist of the net usable storage, depending […]

Oracle Database Appliance X6-2L and X6-2 HA, comparing the line

By |2017-05-16T09:45:26+02:00January 8th, 2017|Categories: ODA, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

A while ago I published an article about the ODA X6-2S and X6-2M, the new entry level machines for small business. And since then Oracle introduced the ODA X6-2L and the successor of de ODA X5-2: ODA X6-2 HA. Quite a line of ODA’s. But when to choose what […]

Utilizing your IT environment with Oracle Database Appliance

By |2016-07-21T08:40:50+02:00July 21st, 2016|Categories: ODA|Tags: , , , , , , |

I admit, I’m a bit of a fan of the Oracle Database Appliance. And I also admit there are some characteristics of the X5-2 ODA’s which made it sometimes a bit hard to fit in the needs of the customer. I’ll come to that later in this post. With the […]