Oracle Licensing Optimization (Complexity, Compliance, Configuration) Ed Hut Karen O Neill Oct 23, 2014

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Oracle Licensing Optimization (Complexity, Compliance, Configuration) Ed Hut Karen O Neill Oct 23, 2014"

Transcription

1 Oracle Licensing Optimization (Complexity, Compliance, Configuration) Ed Hut Karen O Neill Oct 23, 2014

2 Presenters Ed Hut, CEO, DBAK Ed is the Chief Executive Officer at DBAK and has been working with Oracle products and technologies for more than 20 years. He has talked with and counseled a broad range of clients on Oracle Licensing in a variety of industries that include financial services, technology, communications, oil & gas, retail, and professional services. He focuses on direct communication, business strategy and business outcomes. Ed brings deep knowledge of a wide range of technology complemented by an ability to understand critical business issues. In addition to his experience with Oracle Licensing and Software Asset Management, Ed provides strategic direction, manages business development, and oversees top-line leadership functions for DBAK. Karen O Neill, Certified Software Manager (CSM) and LMS Manager at DBAK Works directly with companies on the complexities involved in achieving licensing compliance including the Software Review Process, Software Inventory, Configuration, Risk Mitigation, Contract Management, Pricing Strategies, and overall licensing strategy. More than 19 years in IT including database engineering, software analysis, project management, system administration, hardware and software evaluation. 2

3 Company Snapshot Oracle Gold Partner Oracle Experts, easy to work with Oracle License Reseller Oracle Database and Applications Consulting Expert Managed Services Average 20+ Years of Oracle Expertise 150+ Clients Global reach - offices in Denver, Dallas and NY 3

4 Disclaimer DBAK is an Oracle Gold Partner in good standing with Oracle Corporation. This presentation does not constitute legal advice. Your Oracle licenses are governed by your Oracle License and Services Agreement and the Oracle Software Technical Support Polices. This presentations is intended to give you a better understanding of Oracle products, product versions, licensing policies and the common application of these policies. 4

5 Agenda License Compliance License and Support Agreements Oracle Licensing Policies and Metrics Configuration Right-Sizing Key Support Concepts Break 10 min. Working with DBAK 5

6 Top 7 Reasons to be Compliant with Oracle Licensing: 1. Reduce risk 2. Avoid penalties 3. Complexity with Software contracts 4. Staying on track with software deployment 5. Audit readiness 6. Simplifying organization of software licenses 7. Reduce time and resources required to participate in audits 6

7 Context Compliance Use Cases $8M $3.2M $2M $4.8M 1.9B Company 146M Company 750M Company 69M Company License revenue reconciliation as a result of audit activity 7

8 How Vendors Select a Customer For Audit How vendors select a customer for audit 75% 50% 50% 25% 13% Internal inconsistency in purchasing patterns History of poor licence compliance Size of customer Mergers and acquisitions *Respondents were able to choose more than one option. Number of countries operating in *Source: "Software compliance without tears - Monitoring customers software usage in a complex world", Ernst & Young,

9 Why Customers Struggle to Achieve Compliance Vendors views on why customers struggle to achieve compliance 75% 63% 50% 50% 25% 13% Inadequate management tools at end user Lack of understanding Complexity of contracts/user rights Lack of management attention *Respondents were able to choose more than one option. Lack of due diligence in mergers and acquisitions work High cost of software *Source: "Software compliance without tears - Monitoring customers software usage in a complex world", Ernst & Young,

10 License and Support Agreements OLSA- Oracle Licensing and Services Agreement Defines terms, conditions between Oracle and End User. Also, commits End User to the terms and conditions Oracle Technical Support Policies Oracle Master Agreement/Transactional Oracle Master Agreement/ License Rules & Definitions These documents have replaced the OLSA ELA- Enterprise Licensing Agreement ULA- Unlimited Licensing Agreement Typically defines the users right to use specific quantities of specific products for a defined period of time. Usually discounted and usage must be certified at the end of the period. Typically used for deployments where it is impossible or impractical to track product usage or the IT environment is growing rapidly. Ordering documents Describes quantities and price. May contain licensing terms and language that augments or amends OLSA. 10

11 License and Support Agreements Common Myth You don t have to license TEST environments. We were subject to a license audit that resulted in almost a million dollar non-compliance bill, and one of the things we got nailed on was that we had test environments and we were not properly licensed for the test environments. We are not a large organization, so this was significant. Director of IT for a high-tech manufacturer 11

12 License and Support Agreements Key Terms: Common Myth You don t have to license DR. Failover: Subject to the conditions that follow below, your license for the programs listed on the US Oracle Technology Price List, which may be accessed at includes the right to run the licensed program(s) on an unlicensed spare computer in a failover environment for up to a total of ten separate days in any given calendar year (for example, if a failover node is down for two hours on Tuesday and three hours on Friday, it counts as two days). The above right only applies when a number of machines are arranged in a cluster and share one disk array. When the primary node fails, the failover node acts as the primary node. Once the primary node is repaired, you must switch back to the primary node. Once the failover period has exceeded ten days, the failover node must be licensed. In addition, only one failover node per clustered environment is at no charge for up to ten separate days even if multiple nodes are configured as failover. Downtime for maintenance purposes counts towards the ten separate days limitation 12

13 Software Compliance Spectrum Determine usage and license demand Installs Usage Metric Selection Attributes License Demand Define Compliance Position and Financial Liability Review Discovery Data Determine License Demand Assess Financial Liability Optimize Oracle Footprint and Licensing Need Optimization of License Allocations Infrastructure Optimization Software license audits are a legitimate way for vendors to ensure they're getting paid for software that's actually being used. However, CFOs can be unaware of software contract provisions permitting these audits, which can result in an unexpected budget shock when presented with a true-up bill. *The cost of these true-ups can be significant, so CFOs should take the necessary steps to reduce their risk by implementing software license management processes and technologies to help ensure continual compliance. 13

14 Oracle Database Licensing License Metrics Limited single user Named User Processor Legacy Metrics UPU (Universal Power Units), etc. Management Packs and Options Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) Oracle Active Data Guard Real Application Testing (Oracle RAT) Partitioning Tuning Diagnostics Etc 14

15 Oracle Database Environments/ Oracle Database Editions Which one do you need? Database environment: Environments to license Development Limited or Full Use Test/Staging Full Use Production Full Use Oracle Database Editions, each suitable for a different scenario: Standard Edition One: Full-featured database for servers with up to two sockets. Standard Edition: Full-featured database for servers with up to four sockets. Enterprise Edition: No restrictions on core count. 15

16 Per Processor Licensing License count Based on total number of CPU Cores on server Adjusted using core factor table Factors are x 0.25, 0.5, 0.75 and 1.0 depending on chip Two steps to calculate total licenses #server licenses=roundup(sum(cores* core factor)) #total licenses=sum(server licenses) 16

17 Processor Example Dell PowerEdge 605 Oracle Core Factor.5 2-Quad Core AMD Opteron 2.4GHz (8 cores) x (.5 core factor)= 4 cores/processors You must License 4 processors of Oracle DBEE $231,800 17

18 Named User Plus Licensing License count based on Named Users active or not Named humans Non-human operated devices i.e. Automated data feeds Number of CPU cores or sockets ( processors ) Database Edition Enterprise Edition min 25 per core Standard Edition (& SE One) min 5 per core Required licenses Whichever is the greater (of minimum or actual count) Named User minimum licenses per processor * number of processors Total number of actual named users License allows access to any instance on the server 18

19 Named User Example 20 Users 2 Single-core Processor Server = 50 Named Users Oracle Database EE Rule: You must calculate the actual number of users AND the user minimums per processor. **You must license whichever is greater** *DBEE user minimum 25 Named Users per processor 19

20 Virtualization The Evolution of Oracle s Policy on Virtualized Environments You can t do it!!!! You can t do it! If you do; we won t support you!! You shouldn t do it. If you do; we ll make it difficult to support you! You can do it and we will help you if it s known problem. 20

21 Virtualization FAQ Q: Can I run Oracle products in a virtualized environment? A: Yes Q: Are Oracle products certified in virtualized environments? A: No Q: Will Oracle support me if I have a virtualized environment? A: Maybe, if the issue is a known issue on the native OS or can be demonstrated not to be the result of running VMware. Covered in Oracle Support Note ID

22 Virtualization My Oracle support document ID Oracle has not certified any of its products on VMware virtualized environments. Oracle Support will assist customers running Oracle products on VMware in the following manner: Oracle will only provide support for issues that either are known to occur on the native OS, or can be demonstrated not to be as a result of running on VMware. If a problem is a known Oracle issue, Oracle support will recommend the appropriate solution on the native OS. If that solution does not work in the VMware virtualized environment, the customer will be referred to VMware for support. When the customer can demonstrate that the Oracle solution does not work when running on the native OS, Oracle will resume support, including logging a bug with Oracle Development for investigation if required. If the problem is determined not to be a known Oracle issue, we will refer the customer to VMware for support. When the customer can demonstrate that the issue occurs when running on the native OS, Oracle will resume support, including logging a bug with Oracle Development for investigation if required. NOTE: Oracle has not certified any of its products on VMWare, and use of Oracle products in the RAC environment is also not supported. 22

23 Fully Licensed VSphere Clusters When you have enough Oracle application instances to rationalize creating a dedicated cluster for those applications, all the hosts in the cluster can be fully licensed for the application. This approach has numerous advantages: Customers can deploy an unlimited number of virtual machines running the Oracle application on the cluster. The cluster becomes an all you can use cluster from an Oracle licensing standpoint. Typically, this enables a significant reduction in licensing requirements by consolidating physical processors and licenses. 23

24 Oracle Product Licensing Configurations and Their Optimization Oracle Licensing in VMware Environments When running products that are licensed by physical processor on vsphere, customers should ensure the following: Virtual machines are running on hosts fully licensed for Oracle. Virtual machine movement within a cluster is restricted to hosts that are fully licensed for Oracle. Virtual machine movements should be tracked so that customers can validate their compliance with Oracle licensing policies. 24

25 Hard Partitioning vs. Soft Partitioning There can be two types of virtualized environments: Soft-Partitioning and Hard-Partitioning Soft-Partitioning, CPU capacity can be changed on runtime as additional resource is needed. This is a flexible way of managing resources. Hard-Partitioning, a physical server is separated into distinct smaller systems, each with its own CPUs. Oracle licensing is straightforward. One has to license for all the CPUs configured on the system in case of soft partitioning and only for number of CPUs configured to that partition in case of hard partitioning. 25

26 Right-Sizing Size According to Need: Example IBM P750 server 24 core 5 year cost = $240,000 Oracle prices + Enterprise Edition = $47,500 + Table Partitioning = $11,500 = EE + TP (std config.) = $59,000 Software = $2,973,600 + Annual Maintenance *5 = $64,900 = Per processor 5 year cost = $123,900 Core factor for P750 = 1 24 core * 1 core factor * $123,900 pp = $2,973,600 Total 5 year cost $240,000 + $2,973,600 = $3,213,600 Hardware = $240,000 26

27 Right Sizing Your Environment Using only 1 cpu on soft partitioned server Mixing APPs with DBs on same server Mixing product options on one server Memory-starved server Fractional licenses with core-factor adjustment 27

28 Rules of Thumb for Licensing Oracle Only license what you need, only install what you need Use hardware exclusively Max out memory to boost computing power Combine like with like at the licensed option level Avoid fractional counts 28

29 Recommended Software License Review Process Information Gathering Consolidate Information Review and Confirm Compliance Check Avenues for Compliance Eliminate Compliance Risk Institute Forward Compliance Process 29

30 Oracle Support 22% of the net price of your purchase Entitles you to updates and support Is governed by your OLSA and Oracle technical support policies Support is difficult to change! Key Support Concepts Know the support implications of your licensing decisions Understand what you can and can t do Understand key support concepts: license sets, de-supporting, back-support, penalties, co-terminate, etc. Review and monitor your support agreements 30

31 Summary - What to Consider Maintain up-to-date software information Develop a strategy and process for vendor audits Measure the benefits of software asset management efforts Prepare for new technologies Communicate Build a relationship with software vendor DBAK can help you with all of this 31

32 Break 10 min Don t go away Drawing for a GoPro Hero 3+ Camera at the end of the presentation 32

33 DBAK Can Help Dedicated resources Broad experience and institutional knowledge Implement software discovery tools Trusted advisor Education and training Reduce cost Ensure license optimization 33

34 DBAK Oracle Licensing Services Comprehensive set of services around Oracle Licensing License Sales Software Advisory Solution Risk Mitigation Compliance Licensing Strategy 34

35 Questions? 35

36 Contact Charlie Pigeon (972)

Oracle Licensing. Mitigate Risk, Understand Compliance. Stu Kaplan June 3, 2014 NYOUG Summer General Meeting

Oracle Licensing. Mitigate Risk, Understand Compliance. Stu Kaplan June 3, 2014 NYOUG Summer General Meeting Oracle Licensing Mitigate Risk, Understand Compliance Stu Kaplan June 3, 2014 NYOUG Summer General Meeting Company Snapshot Oracle experts Oracle License Reseller Oracle Database Technology Consulting

More information

François Lorthioir mobile : +33 6 76 92 81 35 Manager Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.

<Insert Picture Here> François Lorthioir mobile : +33 6 76 92 81 35 Manager Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. François Lorthioir mobile : +33 6 76 92 81 35 Manager Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa BG OUG - Oct 2008 LMS @ BG OUG This Session Compliance, Software Asset Management and

More information

Session 1: Managing Software Licenses in Virtual Environments. Paul Baguley, Principal, Advisory Services KPMG

Session 1: Managing Software Licenses in Virtual Environments. Paul Baguley, Principal, Advisory Services KPMG Session 1: Managing Software Licenses in Virtual Environments Paul Baguley, Principal, Advisory Services KPMG Managing Software Licenses in Virtual Environments June 2015 Paul Baguley Principal KPMG LLP

More information

Understanding the Essentials of Licensing Oracle Technology Products. Michelle Agul Oracle Technology Solutions Group November 2010

Understanding the Essentials of Licensing Oracle Technology Products. Michelle Agul Oracle Technology Solutions Group November 2010 Understanding the Essentials of Licensing Oracle Technology Products Michelle Agul Oracle Technology Solutions Group November 2010 1 Oracle Licensing Overview Software License The right to use (RTU) the

More information

Basic Oracle Database Licensing

Basic Oracle Database Licensing By Craig Moir of MyDBA March 2011 Version 2 CONTENTS Introduction Oracle Database Editions Enterprise Edition Features Enterprise Edition Options Management Packs Licensing Types Licensing Metrics Licensing

More information

Enkitec Oracle License Consulting A Guide on Licensing Oracle Technology Products

Enkitec Oracle License Consulting A Guide on Licensing Oracle Technology Products Enkitec Oracle License Consulting A Guide on Licensing Oracle Technology Products General Terminology License Right to use, Perpetual or Term Direct and Indirect License Types Full Use (FU) Unrestricted

More information

Current Oracle license rules and definitions. Oracle licensing. www.comparex.biz

Current Oracle license rules and definitions. Oracle licensing. www.comparex.biz Current Oracle license rules and definitions Oracle licensing 1 MANAGE WITH KNOWLEDGE. MANAGE YOUR ASSETS. SAVE MONEY. BE COMPLIANT. COMPAREX Software Asset Management www.comparex.lu What is a license?

More information

SOFTWARE INVESTMENT GUIDE. Nex t

SOFTWARE INVESTMENT GUIDE. Nex t SOFTWARE INVESTMENT GUIDE Nex t Software Investment Guide Welcome Back 1 Welcome Welcome and thank you for the opportunity to share Oracle s pricing and licensing policies. Some of you may ask, why now?

More information

Navigating the Complexities of Oracle Licensing

Navigating the Complexities of Oracle Licensing Navigating the Complexities of Oracle Licensing Table of Contents Oracle Software License Agreement 1 Standard License and Service Agreement (SLSA) 1 Oracle License and Service Agreement (OLSA) and Oracle

More information

Software asset management White paper. Improving IT service delivery through an integrated approach to software asset management.

Software asset management White paper. Improving IT service delivery through an integrated approach to software asset management. Software asset management White paper Improving IT service delivery through an integrated approach to software asset management. September 2008 2 Contents 2 Introduction 3 The challenges of managing software

More information

Introduction to Database as a Service

Introduction to Database as a Service Introduction to Database as a Service Exadata Platform Revised 8/1/13 Database as a Service (DBaaS) Starts With The Business Needs Establish an IT delivery model that reduces costs, meets demand, and fulfills

More information

ORACLE SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT - readiness, compliance & best practice.

ORACLE SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT - readiness, compliance & best practice. ORACLE SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT - readiness, compliance & best practice. Executive Summary Oracle s policy of charging for all licenses in use, including those that may have been unknowingly deployed,

More information

Navigating the Enterprise Database Selection Process: A Comparison of RDMS Acquisition Costs Abstract

Navigating the Enterprise Database Selection Process: A Comparison of RDMS Acquisition Costs Abstract Navigating the Enterprise Database Selection Process: A Comparison of RDMS Acquisition Costs Abstract Companies considering a new enterprise-level database system must navigate a number of variables which

More information

Understanding Oracle Certification, Support and Licensing for VMware Environments

Understanding Oracle Certification, Support and Licensing for VMware Environments Understanding Oracle Certification, Support and Licensing for VMware Environments March 2015 W H I T E P A P E R VMware* Table of Contents 1. Oracle Certification and Support for VMware Environments....

More information

IIA Super Conference

IIA Super Conference www.pwc.com IIA Super Conference Software Asset Management (SAM) Internal Audits Agenda Introduction Software Asset Management (SAM) overview Potential Internal Audit Approach Example Risk Areas Summary

More information

Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMware. Dean Richards Senior DBA, Confio Software

Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMware. Dean Richards Senior DBA, Confio Software Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMware Dean Richards Senior DBA, Confio Software 1 Who Am I? 20+ Years in Oracle & SQL Server DBA and Developer Worked for Oracle Consulting Specialize in Performance

More information

7 Real Benefits of a Virtual Infrastructure

7 Real Benefits of a Virtual Infrastructure 7 Real Benefits of a Virtual Infrastructure Dell September 2007 Even the best run IT shops face challenges. Many IT organizations find themselves with under-utilized servers and storage, yet they need

More information

Unit 9: License Management

Unit 9: License Management Unit 9: License Management 9-1 Introduction This unit provides instructions for the tasks involved in creating and maintaining license entitlement information and licenses for products. Objectives Objectives

More information

WHITE PAPER. Software License Optimization for the Datacenter

WHITE PAPER. Software License Optimization for the Datacenter WHITE PAPER Software License Optimization for the Datacenter Software License Optimization for the Datacenter Introduction Optimized license management is a necessity for all software licenses owned by

More information

Hard Partitioning and Virtualization with Oracle Virtual Machine. An approach toward cost saving with Oracle Database licenses

Hard Partitioning and Virtualization with Oracle Virtual Machine. An approach toward cost saving with Oracle Database licenses Hard Partitioning and Virtualization with Oracle Virtual Machine An approach toward cost saving with Oracle Database licenses JANUARY 2013 Contents Introduction... 2 Hard Partitioning Concepts... 2 Oracle

More information

White Paper. Recording Server Virtualization

White Paper. Recording Server Virtualization White Paper Recording Server Virtualization Prepared by: Mike Sherwood, Senior Solutions Engineer Milestone Systems 23 March 2011 Table of Contents Introduction... 3 Target audience and white paper purpose...

More information

Cloud Infrastructure Licensing, Packaging and Pricing

Cloud Infrastructure Licensing, Packaging and Pricing Cloud Infrastructure Licensing, Packaging and Pricing ware, August 2011 2009 ware Inc. All rights reserved On July 12 2011 ware is Introducing a Major Upgrade of the Entire Cloud Infrastructure Stack vcloud

More information

Answers to your Top 20 Questions

Answers to your Top 20 Questions Answers to your Top 20 Questions about an Oracle License Review or Oracle License Audit October 17th, 2014 Make software licensing an exciting opportunity to improve your business. INTRODUCTION Many end-users

More information

IOS110. Virtualization 5/27/2014 1

IOS110. Virtualization 5/27/2014 1 IOS110 Virtualization 5/27/2014 1 Agenda What is Virtualization? Types of Virtualization. Advantages and Disadvantages. Virtualization software Hyper V What is Virtualization? Virtualization Refers to

More information

An Oracle White Paper November 2010. Oracle Real Application Clusters One Node: The Always On Single-Instance Database

An Oracle White Paper November 2010. Oracle Real Application Clusters One Node: The Always On Single-Instance Database An Oracle White Paper November 2010 Oracle Real Application Clusters One Node: The Always On Single-Instance Database Executive Summary... 1 Oracle Real Application Clusters One Node Overview... 1 Always

More information

License Definitions and Rules

License Definitions and Rules License Definitions and Rules Definitions and License Metrics Adapter: is defined as each software code interface, installed on each Oracle Internet Application Server Enterprise Edition, which facilitates

More information

Expert Reference Series of White Papers. Visions of My Datacenter Virtualized

Expert Reference Series of White Papers. Visions of My Datacenter Virtualized Expert Reference Series of White Papers Visions of My Datacenter Virtualized 1-800-COURSES www.globalknowledge.com Visions of My Datacenter Virtualized John A. Davis, VMware Certified Instructor (VCI),

More information

Software Audits Three Ways to Cut the Cost and Pain of a Software Audit

Software Audits Three Ways to Cut the Cost and Pain of a Software Audit BDNA White Paper Software Audits Three Ways to Cut the Cost and Pain of a Software Audit Introduction Software vendors frequently and without warning audit customers to ensure they are in compliance with

More information

Virtualization Technologies and Blackboard: The Future of Blackboard Software on Multi-Core Technologies

Virtualization Technologies and Blackboard: The Future of Blackboard Software on Multi-Core Technologies Virtualization Technologies and Blackboard: The Future of Blackboard Software on Multi-Core Technologies Kurt Klemperer, Principal System Performance Engineer kklemperer@blackboard.com Agenda Session Length:

More information

Snow in the Datacenter #SnowUK2014

Snow in the Datacenter #SnowUK2014 Snow in the Datacenter #SnowUK2014 Carel Gouws Professional Services Manager carel.gouws@snowso7ware.com QuesMon What percentage of your so7ware budget is spent in the datacenter? 1 : 0 25% 2 : 26 50%

More information

Solution Brief Availability and Recovery Options: Microsoft Exchange Solutions on VMware

Solution Brief Availability and Recovery Options: Microsoft Exchange Solutions on VMware Introduction By leveraging the inherent benefits of a virtualization based platform, a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 deployment on VMware Infrastructure 3 offers a variety of availability and recovery

More information

Server Migration from UNIX/RISC to Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Intel Xeon Processors:

Server Migration from UNIX/RISC to Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Intel Xeon Processors: Server Migration from UNIX/RISC to Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Intel Xeon Processors: Lowering Total Cost of Ownership A Case Study Published by: Alinean, Inc. 201 S. Orange Ave Suite 1210 Orlando, FL

More information

WHITE PAPER. ISV Licensing in Virtualized Environments

WHITE PAPER. ISV Licensing in Virtualized Environments WHITE PAPER ISV Licensing in Virtualized Environments Table of Contents Introduction... 3 Consider Virtualization Use Cases... 3 Hardware resource pools and fractional use... 4 lication mobility..........................................................5

More information

Why Not Oracle Standard Edition? A Dbvisit White Paper By Anton Els

Why Not Oracle Standard Edition? A Dbvisit White Paper By Anton Els Why Not Oracle Standard Edition? A Dbvisit White Paper By Anton Els Copyright 2011-2013 Dbvisit Software Limited. All Rights Reserved Nov 2013 Executive Summary... 3 Target Audience... 3 Introduction...

More information

Top 5 Reasons to choose Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V over VMware vsphere 5

Top 5 Reasons to choose Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V over VMware vsphere 5 Top 5 Reasons to choose Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V over VMware Published: April 2012 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. This document is provided "as-is." Information and

More information

Using VMware VMotion with Oracle Database and EMC CLARiiON Storage Systems

Using VMware VMotion with Oracle Database and EMC CLARiiON Storage Systems Using VMware VMotion with Oracle Database and EMC CLARiiON Storage Systems Applied Technology Abstract By migrating VMware virtual machines from one physical environment to another, VMware VMotion can

More information

INTRODUCTION TO ORACLE LICENSING

INTRODUCTION TO ORACLE LICENSING INTRODUCTION TO ORACLE LICENSING INOAPPS CORPORATE OVERVIEW Oracle Platinum Partner Largest Independent Oracle Specialist Partner in EMEA Applications, BI and Technology Consultancy Expertise in Hosting,

More information

Compliance Audit Preparation for Microsoft Server Products (Windows, SQL, Exchange)

Compliance Audit Preparation for Microsoft Server Products (Windows, SQL, Exchange) omtco.eu Compliance Audit Preparation for Microsoft Server Products (Windows, SQL, Exchange) Executive Summary Introduction I.) Collecting Technical Data II.) Collecting Commercial Data III.) Compliance

More information

Red Hat Enterprise linux 5 Continuous Availability

Red Hat Enterprise linux 5 Continuous Availability Red Hat Enterprise linux 5 Continuous Availability Businesses continuity needs to be at the heart of any enterprise IT deployment. Even a modest disruption in service is costly in terms of lost revenue

More information

Virtualizing and Managing Tier 1 Applications. Tino Mathew Staff Systems Engineer

Virtualizing and Managing Tier 1 Applications. Tino Mathew Staff Systems Engineer Virtualizing and Managing Tier 1 Applications Tino Mathew Staff Systems Engineer tino@vmware.com Agenda Introduction Performance of the Platform Consolidation Value of the Private Cloud Application Lifecycle

More information

Windows Server 2012 授 權 說 明

Windows Server 2012 授 權 說 明 Windows Server 2012 授 權 說 明 PROCESSOR + CAL HA 功 能 相 同 的 記 憶 體 及 處 理 器 容 量 虛 擬 化 Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Price: NTD173,720 (2 CPU) Packaging All features Unlimited virtual instances Per processor

More information

TOP QUESTIONS ABOUT MICROSOFT AUDITS

TOP QUESTIONS ABOUT MICROSOFT AUDITS 20 TOP QUESTIONS ABOUT MICROSOFT AUDITS 1745 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10019, USA Tel. 646 475 2103 The word audit scares many people, but if your company licenses software, you will be audited

More information

Enterprise Applications in the Cloud: Non-virtualized Deployment

Enterprise Applications in the Cloud: Non-virtualized Deployment Enterprise Applications in the Cloud: Non-virtualized Deployment Leonid Grinshpan, Oracle Corporation (www.oracle.com) Subject The cloud is a platform devised to support a number of concurrently working

More information

RED HAT ENTERPRISE VIRTUALIZATION PERFORMANCE: SPECVIRT BENCHMARK

RED HAT ENTERPRISE VIRTUALIZATION PERFORMANCE: SPECVIRT BENCHMARK RED HAT ENTERPRISE VIRTUALIZATION PERFORMANCE: SPECVIRT BENCHMARK AT A GLANCE The performance of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization can be compared to other virtualization platforms using the SPECvirt_sc2010

More information

Software Licensing Gotchas and How to Manage Them. Frank Venezia September 25, 2012

Software Licensing Gotchas and How to Manage Them. Frank Venezia September 25, 2012 Software Licensing Gotchas and How to Manage Them Frank Venezia September 25, 2012 2 Presenter Frank Venezia Vice President Portfolio Management, Technology & Client Services fvenezia@siwel.com (212) 691-9326

More information

ORACLE ENTERPRISE MANAGER 10 g CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT PACK FOR ORACLE DATABASE

ORACLE ENTERPRISE MANAGER 10 g CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT PACK FOR ORACLE DATABASE ORACLE ENTERPRISE MANAGER 10 g CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT PACK FOR ORACLE DATABASE CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT PACK FEATURES Automated discovery of dependency relationships between services, systems and Oracle

More information

Becoming a Cloud Services Broker. Neelam Chakrabarty Sr. Product Marketing Manager, HP SW Cloud Products, HP April 17, 2013

Becoming a Cloud Services Broker. Neelam Chakrabarty Sr. Product Marketing Manager, HP SW Cloud Products, HP April 17, 2013 Becoming a Cloud Services Broker Neelam Chakrabarty Sr. Product Marketing Manager, HP SW Cloud Products, HP April 17, 2013 Hybrid delivery for the future Traditional IT Evolving current state Future Information

More information

Server virtualization overview

Server virtualization overview overview Virtualization within the IT environment helps you make more efficient use of existing software and hardware resources. You can use popular virtualization software to create VMs (virtual machines)

More information

VMware vsphere with Operations Management and VMware vsphere

VMware vsphere with Operations Management and VMware vsphere VMware vsphere with Operations Management and VMware vsphere Licensing, Pricing and Packaging WHITE PAPER Table of Contents Executive Summary.... 3 VMware vsphere with Operations Management Overview....

More information

RED HAT ENTERPRISE VIRTUALIZATION FOR SERVERS: COMPETITIVE FEATURES

RED HAT ENTERPRISE VIRTUALIZATION FOR SERVERS: COMPETITIVE FEATURES RED HAT ENTERPRISE VIRTUALIZATION FOR SERVERS: COMPETITIVE FEATURES RED HAT ENTERPRISE VIRTUALIZATION FOR SERVERS Server virtualization offers tremendous benefits for enterprise IT organizations server

More information

Comparing TCO for Mission Critical Linux and NonStop

Comparing TCO for Mission Critical Linux and NonStop Comparing TCO for Mission Critical Linux and NonStop Iain Liston-Brown EMEA NonStop PreSales BITUG, 2nd December 2014 1 Agenda What do we mean by Mission Critical? Mission Critical Infrastructure principles

More information

Effective and Efficient SAM execution to manage software Spend and Compliance

Effective and Efficient SAM execution to manage software Spend and Compliance WHITEPAPER March 2014 www.beroeinc.com Effective and Efficient SAM execution to manage software Spend and Compliance Abstract Yes, Software is a critical asset for any type of industries which plays a

More information

Monitoring Databases on VMware

Monitoring Databases on VMware Monitoring Databases on VMware Ensure Optimum Performance with the Correct Metrics By Dean Richards, Manager, Sales Engineering Confio Software 4772 Walnut Street, Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80301 www.confio.com

More information

MICROSOFT SERVER LICENSING IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT. Brought to you by Altaro Software, developers of Altaro VM Backup

MICROSOFT SERVER LICENSING IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT. Brought to you by Altaro Software, developers of Altaro VM Backup LICENSING MICROSOFT SERVER IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT Brought to you by Altaro Software, developers of Altaro VM Backup Compiled and written by Eric Siron Disclaimer Software licensing is a legal matter.

More information

VMware vsphere 5. Licensing, Pricing and Packaging W H I T E P A P E R

VMware vsphere 5. Licensing, Pricing and Packaging W H I T E P A P E R VMware vsphere 5 Licensing, Pricing and Packaging W H I T E P A P E R Table of Contents Executive Summary................................................... 3 VMware vsphere Licensing Overview...................................

More information

PC Blade Virtualization Configuration Guide

PC Blade Virtualization Configuration Guide PC Blade Virtualization Configuration Guide The combination of ClearCube PC Blades and management software with industry-standard virtualization technology gives IT managers a new way to more efficiently

More information

Lecture 2 Cloud Computing & Virtualization. Cloud Application Development (SE808, School of Software, Sun Yat-Sen University) Yabo (Arber) Xu

Lecture 2 Cloud Computing & Virtualization. Cloud Application Development (SE808, School of Software, Sun Yat-Sen University) Yabo (Arber) Xu Lecture 2 Cloud Computing & Virtualization Cloud Application Development (SE808, School of Software, Sun Yat-Sen University) Yabo (Arber) Xu Outline Introduction to Virtualization The Major Approaches

More information

Best Practices for Consolidation Projects

Best Practices for Consolidation Projects Best Practices for Consolidation Projects Lynne Glickman Solution Architect Hewlett-Packard 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without

More information

CA Cloud Overview Benefits of the Hyper-V Cloud

CA Cloud Overview Benefits of the Hyper-V Cloud Benefits of the Hyper-V Cloud For more information, please contact: Email: sales@canadianwebhosting.com Ph: 888-821-7888 Canadian Web Hosting (www.canadianwebhosting.com) is an independent company, hereinafter

More information

Welcome to SoftSummit 2010! October 11 13, 2010 Hilton San Jose San Jose, CA

Welcome to SoftSummit 2010! October 11 13, 2010 Hilton San Jose San Jose, CA Welcome to SoftSummit 2010! October 11 13, 2010 Hilton San Jose San Jose, CA Flexera Software Overview and Vision Mark Bishof President and Chief Executive Officer Flexera Software Agenda Flexera Software

More information

Enabling Technologies for Distributed and Cloud Computing

Enabling Technologies for Distributed and Cloud Computing Enabling Technologies for Distributed and Cloud Computing Dr. Sanjay P. Ahuja, Ph.D. 2010-14 FIS Distinguished Professor of Computer Science School of Computing, UNF Multi-core CPUs and Multithreading

More information

A cure for Virtual Insanity: A vendor-neutral introduction to virtualization without the hype

A cure for Virtual Insanity: A vendor-neutral introduction to virtualization without the hype A cure for Virtual Insanity: A vendor-neutral introduction to virtualization without the hype Tim Hall Oracle ACE Director Oracle ACE of the Year 2006 OakTable Network OCP DBA (7, 8, 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g)

More information

Jaan Feldmann Sergei Sokolov

Jaan Feldmann Sergei Sokolov Jaan Feldmann Sergei Sokolov System Resource Host VM Cluster Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Improvement Factor Logical Processors 64 320 5 Physical Memory 1TB 4TB 4 Virtual

More information

ORACLE SYSTEMS OPTIMIZATION SUPPORT

ORACLE SYSTEMS OPTIMIZATION SUPPORT ORACLE SYSTEMS OPTIMIZATION SUPPORT Organizations have unique business and IT challenges. With Oracle Systems Optimization Support, part of a flexible portfolio of services offered by Oracle Advanced Customer

More information

EMC VPLEX FAMILY. Continuous Availability and Data Mobility Within and Across Data Centers

EMC VPLEX FAMILY. Continuous Availability and Data Mobility Within and Across Data Centers EMC VPLEX FAMILY Continuous Availability and Data Mobility Within and Across Data Centers DELIVERING CONTINUOUS AVAILABILITY AND DATA MOBILITY FOR MISSION CRITICAL APPLICATIONS Storage infrastructure is

More information

SQL Server Virtualization

SQL Server Virtualization The Essential Guide to SQL Server Virtualization S p o n s o r e d b y Virtualization in the Enterprise Today most organizations understand the importance of implementing virtualization. Virtualization

More information

DELL s Oracle Database Advisor

DELL s Oracle Database Advisor DELL s Oracle Database Advisor Underlying Methodology A Dell Technical White Paper Database Solutions Engineering By Roger Lopez Phani MV Dell Product Group January 2010 THIS WHITE PAPER IS FOR INFORMATIONAL

More information

Deploying and Optimizing SQL Server for Virtual Machines

Deploying and Optimizing SQL Server for Virtual Machines Deploying and Optimizing SQL Server for Virtual Machines Deploying and Optimizing SQL Server for Virtual Machines Much has been written over the years regarding best practices for deploying Microsoft SQL

More information

TUNE IT UP. An Overview of Software Management THE SITUATION THE CHALLENGES THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS

TUNE IT UP. An Overview of Software Management THE SITUATION THE CHALLENGES THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS TUNE IT UP. An Overview of Software Management THE SITUATION THE CHALLENGES THE SOLUTION THE BENEFITS 2 THE SITUATION From more devices and applications to new technologies and delivery models, software

More information

Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices For Exchange 2010

Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices For Exchange 2010 Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices For Exchange 2010 Arno Mihm Program Manager Microsoft Corporation arnom@microsoft.com Rob Simpson Program Manager Microsoft Corporation rsimpson@microsoft.com Prerequisite

More information

Rob Zoeteweij CUSTOMER CASE CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT PROVISIONING & AUTOMATED PATCHING

Rob Zoeteweij CUSTOMER CASE CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT PROVISIONING & AUTOMATED PATCHING Rob Zoeteweij CUSTOMER CASE CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT PROVISIONING & AUTOMATED PATCHING Agenda Case introduction Configuration Management Provisioning & Automated Patching Finally Q & A Case introduction

More information

Five Reasons to Take Your Virtualization Environment to a New Level

Five Reasons to Take Your Virtualization Environment to a New Level Five Reasons to Take Your Virtualization Environment to a New Level Study finds the addition of robust management capabilities drives 20 to 40 percent increases in key performance metrics WHITE PAPER Table

More information

Using EonStor FC-host Storage Systems in VMware Infrastructure 3 and vsphere 4

Using EonStor FC-host Storage Systems in VMware Infrastructure 3 and vsphere 4 Using EonStor FC-host Storage Systems in VMware Infrastructure 3 and vsphere 4 Application Note Abstract This application note explains the configure details of using Infortrend FC-host storage systems

More information

ORACLE OPS CENTER: PROVISIONING AND PATCH AUTOMATION PACK

ORACLE OPS CENTER: PROVISIONING AND PATCH AUTOMATION PACK ORACLE OPS CENTER: PROVISIONING AND PATCH AUTOMATION PACK KEY FEATURES PROVISION FROM BARE- METAL TO PRODUCTION QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY Controlled discovery with active control of your hardware Automatically

More information

System and Storage Virtualization For ios (AS/400) Environment

System and Storage Virtualization For ios (AS/400) Environment Date: March 10, 2011 System and Storage Virtualization For ios (AS/400) Environment How to take advantage of today s cost-saving technologies for legacy applications Copyright 2010 INFINITE Corporation.

More information

The VMware Administrator s Guide to Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. Brien Posey Microsoft MVMP @Veeam

The VMware Administrator s Guide to Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. Brien Posey Microsoft MVMP @Veeam The VMware Administrator s Guide to Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 Brien Posey Microsoft MVMP @Veeam About today s webinar Thought leadership content from an industry expert This webinar is recorded and

More information

Software Asset Management (SAM) and ITIL Service Management - together driving efficiency

Software Asset Management (SAM) and ITIL Service Management - together driving efficiency Software Asset Management (SAM) and ITIL Service Management - together driving efficiency Ian Preskett MIET C.Eng. MBCS CITP Software Asset Management Consultant ian.preskett@ipassociatesltd.co.uk Agenda

More information

A Comparison of VMware and {Virtual Server}

A Comparison of VMware and {Virtual Server} A Comparison of VMware and {Virtual Server} Kurt Lamoreaux Consultant, MCSE, VCP Computer Networking and Consulting Services A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to HP World 2004 Call for speakers at the

More information

Taking Virtualization

Taking Virtualization Taking Virtualization to the SMB Market How Lenovo is driving Virtualization solutions for the SMB market by lowering costs and simplifying deployment White Paper Lenovo Virtualization Solutions Introduction

More information

Cloud Based Application Architectures using Smart Computing

Cloud Based Application Architectures using Smart Computing Cloud Based Application Architectures using Smart Computing How to Use this Guide Joyent Smart Technology represents a sophisticated evolution in cloud computing infrastructure. Most cloud computing products

More information

IOmark- VDI. HP HP ConvergedSystem 242- HC StoreVirtual Test Report: VDI- HC- 150427- b Test Report Date: 27, April 2015. www.iomark.

IOmark- VDI. HP HP ConvergedSystem 242- HC StoreVirtual Test Report: VDI- HC- 150427- b Test Report Date: 27, April 2015. www.iomark. IOmark- VDI HP HP ConvergedSystem 242- HC StoreVirtual Test Report: VDI- HC- 150427- b Test Copyright 2010-2014 Evaluator Group, Inc. All rights reserved. IOmark- VDI, IOmark- VM, VDI- IOmark, and IOmark

More information

BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware ESX

BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware ESX Bridgeways White Paper: Management Pack for VMware ESX BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware ESX Ensuring smooth virtual operations while maximizing your ROI. Published: July 2009 For the latest information,

More information

VMware vsphere 4. Pricing, Packaging and Licensing Overview W H I T E P A P E R

VMware vsphere 4. Pricing, Packaging and Licensing Overview W H I T E P A P E R Pricing, Packaging and Licensing Overview W H I T E P A P E R Table of Contents Introduction to VMware vsphere 4..................................... 3 Pricing, Packaging and Licensing Overview..............................

More information

HDS UCP for Oracle key differentiators and why it should be considered. Computacenter insight following intensive benchmarking test

HDS UCP for Oracle key differentiators and why it should be considered. Computacenter insight following intensive benchmarking test HDS UCP for Oracle key differentiators and why it should be considered Computacenter insight following intensive benchmarking test Background Converged Infrastructures are becoming a common sight in most

More information

Software License Asset Management (SLAM) Part 1

Software License Asset Management (SLAM) Part 1 LANDesk White Paper Software License Asset Management (SLAM) Part 1 Five Steps to Reduce Software License Costs and Ensure Audit Preparedness Contents A Software Audit Looms in Your Future.... 3 Overbuying

More information

RESOLVING SERVER PROBLEMS WITH DELL PROSUPPORT PLUS AND SUPPORTASSIST AUTOMATED MONITORING AND RESPONSE

RESOLVING SERVER PROBLEMS WITH DELL PROSUPPORT PLUS AND SUPPORTASSIST AUTOMATED MONITORING AND RESPONSE RESOLVING SERVER PROBLEMS WITH DELL PROSUPPORT PLUS AND SUPPORTASSIST AUTOMATED MONITORING AND RESPONSE Sometimes, a power fluctuation can damage a memory module, or a hard drive can fail, threatening

More information

SQL diagnostic manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center. Overview

SQL diagnostic manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center. Overview Overview What is so cool about the SQL diagnostic manager Management Pack? The SQL diagnostic manager (SQLdm) Management Pack integrates key monitors and alerts used by SQL Server DBAs with Microsoft's

More information

Microsoft Private Cloud

Microsoft Private Cloud A Comparative Look at Functionality, Benefits, and Economics November 2012 1 1 Copyright Information 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. This document is provided "as-is." Information and

More information

Performance Management for Cloudbased STC 2012

Performance Management for Cloudbased STC 2012 Performance Management for Cloudbased Applications STC 2012 1 Agenda Context Problem Statement Cloud Architecture Need for Performance in Cloud Performance Challenges in Cloud Generic IaaS / PaaS / SaaS

More information

Scaling in a Hypervisor Environment

Scaling in a Hypervisor Environment Scaling in a Hypervisor Environment Richard McDougall Chief Performance Architect VMware VMware ESX Hypervisor Architecture Guest Monitor Guest TCP/IP Monitor (BT, HW, PV) File System CPU is controlled

More information

Oracle - lisenssit 04.11.2010. Jyrki Koski, Oracle technology consultant. Crayon Oy

Oracle - lisenssit 04.11.2010. Jyrki Koski, Oracle technology consultant. Crayon Oy 1 Oracle - lisenssit 04.11.2010 Jyrki Koski, Oracle technology consultant Muutokset pidettyyn esitykseen: 1. Oracle on muuttanut core factor tablea ja Intel xeon x56xx sarjan uusi core factor on 0,5. 2.

More information

SQL Server 2012 Licensing Value vs. Oracle Database

SQL Server 2012 Licensing Value vs. Oracle Database White Paper Published: January 2012 Applies to: SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 Licensing Value vs. Oracle Database Summary: The product and licensing changes Microsoft introduced with Microsoft SQL Server

More information

Management Packs for Database

Management Packs for Database Management Packs for Database Diagnostics Pack for Database Oracle Diagnostics Pack for Database offers a complete, cost-effective, and easy to use solution for managing the performance of Oracle Database

More information

Introduction. Automated Discovery of IT assets

Introduction. Automated Discovery of IT assets ORACLE DATABASE LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT PACK ORACLE DATABASE LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT PACK KEY FEATURES Auto Discovery of hosts and databases Inventory tracking and reporting Database provisioning Schema and

More information

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Licensing Guide. June 2012

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Licensing Guide. June 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Licensing Guide June 2012 Contents Overview...3 SQL Server 2012 Editions...4 How SQL Server 2012 Licenses Are Sold...5 SQL Server 2012 Licensing Models...6 Core-Based Licensing...7

More information

Unlimited License Agreements

Unlimited License Agreements Licensing Siebel CRM How to avoid the most common pitfalls An Insight Whitepaper Unlimited License Agreements An overview of the major risks you should be aware of. Insight Enterprises Netherlands BV John

More information

HP ProLiant DL585 G5 earns #1 virtualization performance record on VMmark Benchmark

HP ProLiant DL585 G5 earns #1 virtualization performance record on VMmark Benchmark HP ProLiant DL585 G5 earns #1 virtualization performance record on VMmark Benchmark HP Leadership»The HP ProLiant DL585 G5 is a highly manageable, rack optimized, four-socket server designed for maximum

More information

ABB Technology Days Fall 2013 System 800xA Server and Client Virtualization. ABB Inc 3BSE074389 en. October 29, 2013 Slide 1

ABB Technology Days Fall 2013 System 800xA Server and Client Virtualization. ABB Inc 3BSE074389 en. October 29, 2013 Slide 1 ABB Technology Days Fall 2013 System 800xA Server and Client ization October 29, 2013 Slide 1 System 800xA ization Customers specify it Customers harmonize with IT Training environments Lower cost of ownership

More information

ATTACHMENT J WINDOWS PLATFORM

ATTACHMENT J WINDOWS PLATFORM 1 DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE 1.1 WINDOWS CAPACITY UNIT Provides processing capacity when dedicated server resources are required to support the associated Windows Managed Server service. Capacity Units are

More information