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SQL Server Developer Edition Downgrading to Older Developer Edition

I have seen answers for questions regarding downgrading from different editions (e.g. - Enterprise to Standard), but is anyone familiar with downgrade policies for SQL Server Developer editions to ...
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How do I know if a AWS Server instance has license SQL Server Standard or SQL Server Web?

I'm looking my AWS billing and this doubt has come up. How do I know if a specific instance is running SQL Server 2008-R2 Standard or SQL Server Web? (using the AWS Console or SQL Server Management ...
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Can SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition Trial be upgraded to a full Core license?

If I install a copy of SQL Server 2014 Standard Trial edition can that version be upgraded (in place without a full re-install) to the full version (core license) afterwards? I'd love to get this ...
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Can I use a SQL Server 2014 license on a SQL Server 2012 install?

We are going to purchase a SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition license, but one of the products we use is not compatible with SQL 2014 yet. Can we install SQL Server 2012 using a 2014 license ?
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Oracle standby licence

We're planning to buy new Oracle Database Enterprise Edition licence. We have two servers (Live and standby). Our standby server should be configured as a physical standby, and will be used only in ...
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Licensing of Oracle Standard One multiple homes

we I have a server with Oracle SE One ... I need to separate the test data from prod data as each one has it's own schema, I will do 1 of 2 which is both are OK for the dev team: Create a new ...
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SQL Server : what licence is required? [closed]

I want to use SQL Server for a big project and was wanting to know what licence is needed, Enterprise or Standard? I have 2 servers and I'm looking to have the first as a primary and the second as a ...
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Help understanding SQL Server Developer License when users test via webserver [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand how many licenses I may need if we decide to pursue a SQL Server Developer license for our Testing environment. We would have 5 actual developer and DBA's physically ...
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Average CPU utilization oracle database [closed]

I'm interested in understanding how DBAs think about the balance between Oracle's strict licensing requirements and the growing compute capacity of today's machines. Oracle's insistence that ...
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SQL Server - Service User Accounts and Licensing?

Maybe this is the wrong place to post, since its not necessarily sql server related, but here goes. If I want to setup some service user accounts in the domain to use to run sql services like the sql ...
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How to verify an oracle database license

We have bought an oracle 11g database license the supplier gave us a paper with oracle logo and said that is the license, we were expecting our company name to appear on it, but it doesn't. My ...
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Licensing SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition for development and test severs [closed]

Is there an economic way to license SQL Server standard edition on a test server? Given the following environment: live: SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition test: SQL Server 2012 Developer edition ...
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How do I determine the licensing cost of Oracle Standard Edition for HyperV instances? [closed]

I'm confused by Oracle's licensing for their Standard Edition. My understanding is that licensing for the Standard Edition is determined by the number or physical processors (actual chips, not cores) ...
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SQL Server 2008 - a License question [closed]

We're planning to upgrade our environment from SQL 2008 to 2012. In one of our servers we have 2 instances of SQL 2008 Standard. It is a VM that has 4 CPU cores allocated to it. When we calculate the ...
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MySql Cluster for educational use

I am student and I am writing Master of Science paper about in-memory databases. I want to use MySql Cluster for benchmarks in my work. Can I use MySql Cluster free of charge for educational purposes ...
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When is it appropriate to use SQL Server Developer Edition?

Do you use SQL Server Developer Edition on server-class machines in DEV and STAGING environments? I am working on a large project where (if it passes the proof of concept stage) we will have several ...
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Can Oracle Named User Licenses be reused? [closed]

If I have 20 Named users for the month of January, then come February and those users do not retain access but are replaced by 20 new users. Would I need 40 Named users for this use case or would 20 ...
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How many database licenses do we need for setting 2 servers (nodes) into a cluster?

Suppose we have a server that has only 1 CPU with 1 core, so we need 1 Oracle database license for installing a database into it. Now, if we would need to add a second server, combine them into ...
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MySQL licensing

I have looked at a few questions posted in stackoverflow http://stackoverflow.com/questions/225987/can-someone-explain-mysqls-license-and-what-it-means-to-closed-source-developme ...
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How to test mirroring with a single Microsoft SQL Server license?

I want to test mirroring in Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise in order to decide if I would implement one in production. Buying another copy of SQL Server for another machine is not an alternative, ...
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Do I have to pay a license fee for Berkeley DB?

I'm planning to use Berkeley DB in a mobile application. Will I need a license even if the application is distributed freely in the iPhone and Android markets?
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What is different between SQL-Server versions 2008R2 and 2012

Dear SQL Server experts, Can you tell me the different between SQL-Server 2008 R2 and SQL-Server 2012 versions? I designed my product with version 2008 but when I tried to buy a licence, Microsoft ...
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How to update SQL Server 2012 from Evalutation to Developer edition?

During the installation of a new development infrastructure, I had to install many SQL Server instances on different machines. Some were of course dedicated for production and some other for ...
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Can we use SQL Express to send messages to SQL Standard using the Service Broker?

We want to use SQL Express at our local sites but to still be able to push data back to our head office using the Service Broker. SQL Server at the head office is 2008 R2 Standard. Looking at the ...
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Do I have to buy MySQL license?

I've read in a forum that if your database capacity is more than 1G you should buy its license. Is this true? How much will it cost?
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sql server license

I look for an instance of sql server but I dont know what kind of license I need or how many user(?) my situation : I have 15 (can going to 100) user. we will have some apps that will use the db ...
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MySQL and PostgreSQL Licence issue

Our Company wants to use MySQL for one software product. This product is not open-source. Is it legal to use it freely ? If not, how about PostgreSQL ? Is this okay for our purpose ?
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Does the target for Double-Take replication require an Oracle license?

Where would Vision Solution's Double-Take product fall with regard to Oracle Licensing? It is both a backup and a replication of the database. Oracle's Software Investment Guide has a section on ...
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Is Oracle DB licensing needed for a test environment?

I'm planning to setup an Oracle Standard Edition instance on a server in our test environment. Do I need to purchase a license for this?