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How to “self audit” all of the SQL Server licenses at an organization?

So I have started a new job with a nice non-profit organization, which has been around for a few decades. They have a wide variety of SQL Server editions and versions (ex: 2005 Express to 2016 SP2 ...
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Oracle SecureFiles LOBs Licencing

We argued in our DBA team on whether an Oracle Database with SecureFiles LOBs needs to be an Enterprise Edition. Can I use Oracle Secure File Lobs in a Standard Edition?
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Transfer SQL Server 2017 Standard license to a new server [closed]

We recently purchased a license for SQL Server 2017 Standard (16 cores) in behalf of a client from an online reseller (not directly from Microsoft), and installed it without problem: we downloaded and ...
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information about licensing and patching SSAS [closed]

I have one server for data warehousing, and it has 2 instances of SSAS (SQL SERVER Analysis Services). The data warehouses are not that big, less that 200GB, and I backup the whole thing on a daily ...
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Availability Group Listener - Dedicated Server?

Should an AG Listener be set up on it's own server? If so, does it require it's own SQL Server license?
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Getting postgreSQL binaries without third party tools [closed]

Where can I download postgreSQL binaries without third party tools like pgAdmin, stackbuilder? From licencing point of view, can I download binaries from https://www.enterprisedb.com/download-...
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Installing Enterprise Edition in a virtual machine [closed]

Out of curiosity, just wondering if this is possible: I will download a 180-day trial of Enterprise edition of an Microsoft product (ex: SQL Server 2017). Install it in a virtual machine. Once the ...
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Microsoft SQL Server CAL - What is it?

I have trawled through masses of documentation both on Microsoft website and Stack Exchange, yet I have failed to find answers to some basic questions: What is a CAL? A license code that I need to ...
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SQL Server 2014 change license key

I need to change the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 license key (just key - not versions). I have found that it is possible via SQL Server Installation Wizard: http://www.alexandreviot.net/2015/11/10/...
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SSIS Standalone Installation [closed]

In my organization we have several SQL Server 2016 Enterprise licenses in use. None of them are running SSIS. Since they are not in use, could I install just SSIS 2016 on a separate server and still ...
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Does SQL Server 2016 Standard Edition include replication?

I was trying to create a distribution database on an instance of SQL Server 2016 SP1 Standard Edition. I got an error that the replication component of SQL Server was not installed. We have recently ...
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SQL Server 2014 EE not using all available processors

First of all let me apologize for not being clear on my requirements in my original question. I am now updating my question with my current scenario: I have few existing SQL 2014 Enterprise Edition ...
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Is there a developer edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2017 for Linux? [closed]

I have SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition installed on Ubuntu, whis is free for development purposes: SQL Server 2016 SP1 Developer is a fully featured free edition licensed for use as a development ...
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How to install downgrade of SQL Standard 2016 to Standard 2014

This is probably a super basic question, but if I purchase an OEM SQL Server 2016 Standard edition, how would I install it as 2014 to match the other servers? Can I get a 2014 installer and use the ...
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SQL Server + Reporting Services + SSIS + SSAS Licensing and Infrastructure

Actually I am running 3 environments (Dev / UAT / PROD ) with SQL Server installations on them. Development server has also Integration Services Service running on it an we are starting to actively ...
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Which domain to use for sql server developer

My current company does not have a QA domain in a hosting data enter where all the data bases are located . I want to know that in order to use developer editions of sql server, should I be using it ...
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How to change DB2 Demo license to a free license (Express Edition)

For a PoC (Proof of concept) I downloaded DB2 which comes with a 90 day trial license. Since we would like continuing to use the DB2 for further demonstrations I would like to import a license file ...
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Multiple instance on single SQL Server

We have a server running single instance of SQL SERVER in production environment. We are planning to create another Instance of SQL SERVER in same server. My question do we have to buy a new ...
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In which extent can I use the Oracle Data Provider for .NET Managed Driver?

Good evening everybody, I am planing to dive into the oracle database world. Additionally, I want to develop some tools, which make my life easy by checking and modifying information in different ...
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Redo log member and control files at Oracle DB Standard Edition

I am planing to dive into the oracle database world. Since the oracle database is such a complex machine, I want to inform myself as good as possible, before I start. I have some questions. How many ...
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use different odbc conector to connect mysql server

We found out Mysql odbc connector is released under gplv2 license. We have a commercial application (in c#) that connects to mysql (using Mysql.data) so we are supposed not to use mysql odbc connector ...
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Are older versions of MS SQL Server DEVELOPER edition now free? [closed]

Microsoft SQL Server Developer Edition is now free https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2016/03/31/microsoft-sql-server-developer-edition-is-now-free/ I see that I can download ...
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sql server 2012 developers edition license and 3rd party applications [closed]

Our company is using an ERP system for our product inventory management and customers orders. The newest version uses MS SQL 2012. if we are not developing software and the only users accessing the MS ...
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SQL server 2014 Developer Edition [duplicate]

I need a Clarification about Sql server 2014 developer edition licensing.I came to know that,for a Cheap price(50$ or something) developer edition is available.also it is given that multiple users can ...
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Using Standard Edition for a VLDB

In order to save licensing costs I'm evaluating whether I can get away with Standard Edition for a VLDB. I'll outline the scenario: Here, "VLDB" means 5TB. The size is expected to be stable over time....
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Mixed editions in Availability Group?

Looking to consolidate several different older SQL serves into one AG with an ent lic when Sql Server 2016 is released. Plan is to have a primary, a sync passive secondary, and an async third instance ...
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Can you use SQL Server Development Edition for a website? [duplicate]

I've got a website I'm developing, and it's database driven. If I use SQL Server Development Edition as the back end, is that "legal"? I'll be the only developer using the software, but it will be ...
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Do I need a database license for my application? [closed]

I am developing an application for cemetery management. It is my first "big" project, so I'm not familiar with the "corporative" side of this. First, some info about the app: Has 3 local database ...
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Is the Advanced Security Pack required for windows authenticaion?

Can anyone tell me if the Oracle Advanced Security Pack is required for single sign in under Windows? I've been told we are not licensed for the "Oracle Advanced Security Pack" and need to remove it, ...
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Oracle DB license for only non-production environments [closed]

My company is a software vendor. We develop software that is later deployed on the customer's environment, on their own machines. Our software uses various DBMS, depending on what the customer has. We ...
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SQL Licensing on Azure, Standard D4 Windows 2012 Server 8 core, is it 1 phsysical core?

I am trying to calculate my costs for Microsoft Azure. Imagine I take a Standart D4 Type machine running Windows 2012 and would like to install my own SQL Server 2012. Are these 8 cores 1 quad core ...
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Is PDO_OCI classed as ODBC? [closed]

I did post this question at https://dba.stackexchange.com/questions/94087/is-pdo-oci-php-pdo-using-oracle-instant-client-classed-as-odbc anonymously, but then it wouldn't allow me to comment on it so ...
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One SQL Server. One SSIS. Two versions of DTExec.exe?

Is it possible to install and use the 2012 version of the DTExec.exe on a Server 2008R2/SSIS2008 box without installing SSIS 2012? All jobs will be called from the command line, no server agent jobs. ...
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Can I use Oracle Standard or Enterprise edition for my own training purposes?

Question is about Oracle licensing terms. I would like to learn more about Oracle Database administration. Unfortunatelly I am using 32 bit verison of LInux, so I can't install Oracle 11 XE (I can't ...
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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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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 [closed]

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? [closed]

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 [closed]

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 dev: ...
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Evaluation edition expired

I have a client that has a recently expired SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Evaluation Edition. I've been tasked to get it licensed and running SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard. How can I achieve this?
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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? [closed]

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 ...