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The Oracle Partitioning Policy

Oracle licensing is complicated enough as it is. Extending Oracle's metric definitions to the world of partitioning takes the complexity to another level. Unlike other vendors, Oracle does not have separate licensing or metrics for partitioned or virtualized...

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I got an audit notice. What should I do?

Getting an audit notice of any sort is never fun. The same holds true when you receive one from Oracle's License Management Services (LMS). Responding carefully and thoughtfully can have a profound impact on the overall course of the audit. For starters, we recommend...

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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 for an audit...

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