Oracle’s Multicore Pricing: Right direction, not far enough

Jul 21, 2005 / By Paul Vallee

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As we all know, the processor industry has been in the middle of a transition, and one that has software vendors like Oracle Corp in a quandary.

Another thoughtful analysis of Oracle’s decision in regard to multi-core pricing. Oracle seems to be scaling its pricing very loosely to the performance boost that comes from the additional cores in multicore processors, keeping in mind that performance may sometimes be as much as double, but often not.

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