The anatomy of an Oracle LMS license audit

Oracle license audits are conducted by Oracle’s License Management Services (LMS). It is important to note that only LMS can conduct an official Oracle license audit. Customers are contractually required to comply “reasonably” with an LMS audit...

What causes an Oracle license audit?

Oracle’s agreements (usually) include an audit clause that give Oracle the right to audit its customers. This is typical with most software vendors. Oracle’s license audits are carried out by its License Management Services (LMS) team.   The actual cause...

Oracle compliance – the slippery slope

Oracle software, like most enterprise software, is expensive and requires expertise for proper management. Managing Oracle software from a licensing and compliance perspective is difficult and complicated – even for seasoned experts. More importantly, Oracle has...