Mars vs Oracle

Yesterday I was pinged by my fellow Oracle-On-VMware-Licensing-Guru Dave Welch at the House of Brick. He wrote a very interesting article about Mars filing suit against Oracle. Part of the discussion was Oracle's view on licensing Oracle programs on … [Read more...]

VMworld video about licensing Oracle in virtualized environments

A brief summary on video about the presentation we’ve given at VMworld Barcelona, pointing out the Oracle licensing issues in virtualized environments. We hope this will clarify some of the misunderstandings, and enable you to better position … [Read more...]

VMworld 2012 Reloaded: Barcelona

VMware has planned a video interview with us and our IP lawyer, which will be recorded prior to the session APP-BCA1751 at 15:30-16:30 on Oct 9th at VMworld Barcelona. After there will be a  round table from 17:00-18:00 to discuss things we can’t say … [Read more...]

VMworld TV – Oracle on licensing VMware / virtualized environments (Updated)

Much to our surprise, Oracle’s Director for Cloud Business Development laid out the Oracle licensing scheme in virtualized environments during VMworld 2012. The resulting video (below) was published only hours before our session at VMworld in San … [Read more...]

VMWorld 2012 session: Caging the Licensing Dragon

From August 26 to August 30 the San Francisco Moscone Center will host VMWorld 2012. Some time ago, VMWare Benelux had suggested that we speak at VMWorld, and with only 12% of all registrations being invited we’re honored to do so. During the session … [Read more...]