Oracle Licensing for beginners
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Oracle Licensing for beginners

Become an Oracle Licensing Specialist and Save your clients 000,00's of Dollars
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Created by Jane McCulloch
Last updated 7/2017
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  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Students will understand how to calculate the most common licence metric, the Processor which applies to the majority of Oracle IT estates.
  • Students will be able to apply their knowledge to potentially save their company or clients several thousand(s) of dollars by understanding how to licence Oracle Database correctly.
  • A common misunderstanding is the Licensable processor. You will understand the difference between a Socket, a Processor and a Core and how they relate to licensing Oracle.
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  • A rudimentary knowledge of IT.
  • Simple IT architecture, such as Servers.

Looking for a quick refresher or quick introduction to   Oracle Licensing? Then this course is right for you.

This course is ideal for anyone working in IT who wants to understand the fundamentals of Oracle Licensing for the technology products such as Oracle Database Enterprise Edition. 

You will learn

  • Reviewing a basic architecture as a reference
  • What needs to be licensed?
  • The different Licence metrics
  • How to calculate Processor metric licensing
  • Understanding the differences between Processors, Sockets and cores
  • Multiplexing
  • Example walk throughs
  • What else may affect how many licenses you  need?
  • Virtualisation, Disaster Recovery Scenarios, mixed metrics and older licences

At the end of this course you will gain the fundamental knowledge of Oracle Licensing rules and policies for Oracle Database Enterprise Edition.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone working in IT or Procurement who needs to understand how Oracle licence their products
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Curriculum For This Course
Core Concepts
5 Lectures 11:39

Introduction to the course. In this course we will focus on Oracle Database Licensing. We will look at the two main metrics used and then learn how to calculate Processor licences.  We will also look at a number of other factors that affect the number needed.

Preview 01:01

We look at a simplified three tier architecture to lay the foundation for future lectures.

Lets Review a Basic IT Architecture

We discuss the Database and Middleware family of products and the various editions and cost options. Oracle Database Enterprise Edition is the prime focus for this introductory course.

Preview 02:45

We look at the two ways to licence Oracle, by server and by users. Processor and Named User licences. Processor is usually the equivalent of 50 named users.

Licensing Metrics

Sockets, Processors and Cores
Lets's Look at some Examples
1 Lecture 02:12
Reviewing some examples
What else affects licensing?
4 Lectures 03:53


Disaster Recovery

Mixed Metrics, older licences and Support

Other considerations
2 Lectures 01:33
Course Summary

We have a complete Academy dedicated to Oracle Licensing. You can find more advanced courses as well as corporate licenses. We offer workbooks and experts tutors to support a more detailed learning curriculum.

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or click on the link below to get 45% off the Foundation Level Course

Preview 00:55
Bonus Section -Oracle Architectural Licensing Pitfalls
3 Lectures 13:45

In this bonus section we present a webinar by Keith Dobbs, a fellow co-founder of Madora Consulting and Licensing expert. Keith discusses the various on-premise and Cloud architectures and how they can cause confusion from a licensing perspective.

Overview - Oracle Architectural Licensing Pitfalls

Non Cloud Architectures
About the Instructor
Jane McCulloch
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Oracle Licensing Expert at Madora Consulting

Jane is a co-founding Director of Madora Consulting that helps Oracle Users and partners understand the complexities of Oracle licensing.

Jane has trained hundreds of students to understand Oracle Licensing and Contracts and is looking forward to meeting you in the course.

Jane is a former employee of Oracle with over seven years experience as an Account Manager. Jane also later managed the SAM practice for Rocela providing a managed SAM service to large and small Oracle enterprise users. Jane specialises in Oracle contracts, Oracle applications, negotiation and software asset management. Jane's interests include horse riding, nutrition therapy and running.