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Clarifying the Cloud: Licensing Oracle in the Skytap Cloud

There is a lot of confusion around Oracle licensing, especially in virtualized or Cloud environments. In this session, we will provide an overview of the Skytap Cloud, and what Skytap has done to facilitate Oracle license-compliance in their cloud. We will provide education on the principles of Oracle licensing, and information on how those principles are applied to workloads running in the Skytap Cloud.
Recorded Feb 28 2017 46 mins
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Nathan Biggs; House of Brick Technologies, CEO & Jeff Schroeder; Skytap, Cloud Solutions Architect
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