BI News

Oracle’s New Database Patch Could Cost You $23,000 Per Processor

25 July, 2014

Oracle’s New Database Patch Could Cost You $23,000 Per Processor

If Oracle’s licensing terms never struck you as invidious before, here’s something that just might change your mind.

According to The Register, the latest patch set for Oracle Database 12 includes an upgrade to Oracle’s loudly trumpeted in-memory database technology, the company’s implementation of a database-acceleration feature now being put to use by Microsoft and many other competitors.

Oracle’s in-memory processing isn’t free, though. And enabling it will cost you $23,000 per processor. What’s more, according to analysis by EMC’s Kevin Closson, the in-memory features appear to be turned on by default by the patches.

Read full story

Related Articles

11 June, 2013

New Google Glass App For Your Business

Publication: Extended Results, Inc.

Shared:

10 June, 2014

How Amazon Uses Big Data To Boost Its Performance

Publication: SmartData Collective

Shared:

11 August, 2014

What You Missed In Big Data: Visualizing Knowledge

Publication: SiliconANGLE

Shared:

29 January, 2015

Big Data News Bulletin: The Stories You Can't Miss In Jan/Feb 2015

Publication: SmartData Collective

Shared:

29 April, 2015

Using Big Data In A Crisis: Nepal Earthquake

Publication: Forbes

Shared:

The BI Guru
Presented by