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A-Z of Oracle Licensing – Part 2

A-Z of Oracle Licensing (Part 2)Continuing with our A-Z of Oracle licensing terms, rules, metrics and general information. We are focusing on D, E and F this time. We hope you are finding it helpful, but if you need more information please don’t hesitate to contact us by email to info@madora.co.uk or check out our […]

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Frequently Asked Questions – Part 2

Frequently Asked Questions – Part 2We are often asked questions about Oracle licensing, so we have put together a list of some of the ones we get asked more frequently. Hopefully you found part 1 useful, here is part 2.1) We only have a handful of users, why do we need to buy hundreds of […]

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5 Top Oracle Java Questions

1) What is happening?”Oracle has changed the way that Java SE is supported; unpaid support for Java SE will cease. Support for commercial users ended in January 2019. Many Java Commercial users use Java SE for business commercial production purposes as part of the Java application delivered by a third party or developed internally, rather […]

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Can you cancel an Oracle ULA?

Can you cancel an Oracle ULA?What do you do if you have an Unlimited Licence Agreement (ULA) and you’ve now decided you don’t need it? Perhaps you have decided to move away from Oracle altogether, business is not so good, your business is being acquired by another company, or perhaps you are moving to the Cloud. Previously […]

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Oracle Java Support Changes

​Oracle Java Support ChangesOracle is changing the way that Java SE is supported and unpaid support for Java SE will cease. Support for commercial users will continue until at least January 2019, but many Java commercial users use Java SE for business commercial production purposes as part of a Java application developed in-house or provided by […]

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Madora Announces Next Phase Of Its Oracle Licensing Toolkit

Madora Announces Next Phase Of Its Oracle Licensing ToolkitMadora Consulting, one of the leading international Oracle licensing specialists, has announced today that it has completed the next phase of its internal Oracle Licensing Toolkit with the addition of Fusion Middleware. The toolkit already covers E-Business Suite, Database and options. ​The Madora Oracle Licensing Toolkit has been […]

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Can you use your Oracle licenses in non-Oracle Cloud platforms?

Can you use your Oracle licenses in non-Oracle Cloud platforms?

Can you use your Oracle licenses in non-Oracle Cloud platforms?Christopher Barnett of Scott & Scott LLP wrote an article addressing the concerns many clients are now having as they start to take advantage of the Cloud platforms available to them. Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure have a large market share and both can run Oracle […]

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5 Ways to reduce your Oracle Support Costs

Do you have renewals coming up? We often see this as a time when the renewal fees are put into question. Here are five ways to reduce your Oracle support bill today.
1.Use a third party support company rather than Oracle
2.Don’t Use Oracle
3.Convert your Oracle Support into Cloud credits
4.Check to see if you are paying support on licenses not being used
5.Re-platform
Let’s look at these in turn.

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How to save on licensing fees by re-platforming Oracle on Dell EMC

How To Save On Licensing Fees By Re-Platforming Oracle On Dell EMC Bart Sjerps of Dell EMC and our own Keith Dobbs presented a webinar on reducing Oracle Licensing Costs via re-platforming on Dell and EMC. This was an extremely well attended webinar and really dived into a lot of misunderstanding and myths surrounding licensing […]

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What does Oracle cloud mean in terms of licensing?

What does Oracle cloud mean in terms of licensing? Photo courtesy of dgtlchkn(CC Attribution) In a recent interview with TechTarget, Madora’s Software licensing expert Keith Dobbs explained how Oracle’s cloud focus has affected its licensing policies and how Oracle Cloud at Customer could change things for on-premises users. The interview covers the following points: How […]

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