If you're following closely with Oracle Database releases, you're probably wondering why they jumped from 19c to 21c. What happened to 20c, and is 21c set to be the next terminal release?
Recently, a company in Oklahoma told us about their experience being audited by Oracle. They were long-time Oracle users, and had never previously been audited. Over the course of many years, their company's IT personnel installed and ran various Oracle programs, but never performed a self-audit to check for appropriate licensing. For this client, years of [...]
At LSG Solutions, a key part of our work is anticipating new releases from Oracle and defining how they will help our customers. One such release, Oracle’s 12c Release 2 (also known as detailed release 188.8.131.52), is now available for on-premise customers. Previously only available to cloud customers, this version’s new features continue Oracle’s commitment [...]
Released in 2013 to all customers (on-premise and cloud / DBaaS), 12c was available for purchase or upgrade for any customer. However, Oracle 12C R2 is Oracle Corporation's first database release available only to database cloud (DBaaS) customers, in October 2016. In order to boost 'cloud' revenues, the Oracle 12c R2 version was no where [...]
Small and medium businesses have unique database needs. In the past, business owners were priced out of robust appliance applications. But a new option from Oracle is changing that. This summer, Oracle unveiled a new database appliance specifically for small businesses; the Oracle Database Appliance X6. This is a new version of still-current appliance, the [...]