Oracle Standard Edition One (SE1) announced
Oracle Tips by Burleson Consulting
October 14, 2003
Oracle has announced a new type of Oracle license, aimed at the low-end
shop. The new "product" is called "Oracle Standard Edition One".
Oracle Standard Edition One
Oracle Standard Edition One costs less than $6k, and includes a license for one CPU
server. You can also Get Oracle Standard Edition One for $195 per
named user, with a five user minimum. This brings the minimum cost
of an Oracle license to less than $1k.
No doubt for me that Oracle Standard Edition One is a reaction to the lower cost offerings by SQL
Server and MySQL Enterprise Edition.
According to the Oracle Standard Edition One web page:
Oracle Standard Edition One has many features
designed for small and medium-size such as easy, rapid
installation and simplified management.
Standard Edition One is part of
the complete Oracle Database family, offering full compatibility and
scalability to tackle the biggest problems.
Customers can start small
and grow as their needs grow.
However, there are many features of Oracle Enterprise Edition (EE) that
are not available to Oracle Standard Edition One (SE). These
Oracle Enterprise Edition Features not available in Oracle Standard
Edition One include:
Oracle Replication -
Multi-master replication and database links
Oracle partitioning - For
database over 100 gigabytes
Fast-start fault recovery
Oracle Data Guard -
Automated standby/failover database
SQL Optimizer plan
stability - Freeze Oracle execution plans
Online index build
Analytical functions (rank,
Materialized Views -
No query re-write capability
Oracle Parallel Query (OPQ)
- Get fast large-table full-table scans
Parallel index rebuilding
Parallel index scans
Parallel backup & recovery
Incremental backup &
Oracle connection manager
Oracle advanced Security
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