Why do you say "$2k," Rob. The Computer Store price is about $900.
Are you assuming a dual processor server?
Rob Neary wrote:
> FYI - the licensing cost on Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (per processor) is
> about $2k. This includes "anonymous" internet connectivity (which they used
> to do separately through another license called an "Internet Connector").
> We're currently using an IIS5/SQL7 combination (because the 2K per-processor
> license is downgradable to SQL7) to run our web-enabled directory database:
> And a number of other internal-only use projects (like a version of that
> same directory which allows viewing more information - home contact and
> Rob Neary
> Desktop Support Coordinator & Windows Administration, MCSE
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Vivek Joshi [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> > Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 5:55 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: Oracle Licensing
> > Hello Dennis,
> > Actually I was thinking of running my web server with the
> > database,
> > maybe time to explore other options. Thanks for the contact
> > information, ill
> > try to get in contact with John and see what he says.
> > Vivek
> > >
> > > My EDU contact for Oracle is John Luciano, 650-506-3989.
> > >
> > > Last I checked we were getting 20% off list prices. Oracle can be
> > > purchased on a per user or per CPU license. Note: with per user
> > > licenses you have to be able to identify _each_ user who
> > would access
> > > information from the server, not actually accounts in the database
> > > server... obviously near impossible with web projects if
> > that is your
> > > case.
> > >
> > > Oracle is very expensive if you have to go with a CPU license...
> > >
> > > Dennis Kelly
> > > Network Administrator
> > > College of Engineering
> > > Michigan State University
> > >
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