1. How Oracle tackles licensing discrepancies

    The recent publication of court filings from a licence dispute case shows a catalogue of underhanded techniques the supplier used following an audit

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    1. Many users of Oracle technology and applications may have heard, or know first-hand, of Oracle's uncomfortable policies regarding revenue generation. Here, then, is at least some external scrutiny of these policies and, just maybe, also an educational message to Oracle as to why, in the end, it loses these cases.
    2. There are no guarantees. I have heard where Oracle consultants have gone into a customer's site and installed software on trial, then LMS [the Oracle audit arm] has hammered the customer.
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