Oracle disaster recovery without licensing the DR site

Oracle disaster recovery without licensing the DR site

Recently I got a question of a customer regarding a failover configuration. They wanted to install a second server acting as a failover server, switched off until the primary experiences an outage, and they don’t want to pay licenses for it. By bringing the failover-server to life and restore the backup,  business continues on this server. Question: are licenses needed for Oracle databases and Linux as Operating System? (more…)

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