ORACLE

DIFFUSING AN ORACLE AUDIT – PT II

The advice in my first post of this three-part series on mounting an Oracle audit defense, pointed to taking audits seriously, not to force the pace,...

FIFTEEN GOTCHAS TO DIFFUSE AN ORACLE AUDIT – PT I

Without an umbrella, you’re gonna get soaked Vendor audits are as inevitable as rain on a public holiday, yet they often catch companies unawares, causing...

THREE STEPS TO DETERMINING ORACLE COMPLIANCE

The one-license-fits-all has long since been a feasible metric for licensing software. As organizations rely ever more on software to do business, licensing...

Oracle finally targets Java non-payers – six years after plucking Sun

Thought Java was ‚free’? Think again (and you owe us $$$ in 2017) Oracle is massively ramping up audits of Java customers it claims are in breach...

ORACLE DATABASE STANDARD EDITION 2 RAISES LICENSING QUESTIONS

What is the potential impact of Oracle’s announcement? In August 2015 we published a blog commenting on the impact of the newly available Oracle Database...