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Oracle Licensing Myths

Oracle Licensing Myths – BUSTED

By Kinard Robinson / January 12, 2022

There is often a lot of confusion surrounding Oracle licensing. For example, Orale’s documentation is often unclear and volumous. Today we are going to bust three Oracle licensing myths. Myth #1: All you need is a DBA   Just having an Oracle DBA on staff is not enough to protect you from compliance issues. While… Read More »

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Who is Vendita Technology?

By Kinard Robinson / November 12, 2021

Vendita Technology was founded in 2008 by our CEO, Doug Sullinger, a 20-year IT industry veteran. In the beginning, Sullinger worked alone, closing a few deals a year. However, the business eventually boomed and Vendita snowballed and grew into what it is today. Today, Vendita is a multifaceted organization with multiple divisions such as marketing,… Read More »

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Introduction to Agile

By Kinard Robinson / June 17, 2021

What is Agile? Agile was created in 2001, by 17 thought leaders in software development. The goal was to find an alternative to Waterfall development methods that are document-driven and required teams to gather all the specifications for a project upfront. A big reason for this was that the Waterfall method does not easily adapt… Read More »

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What is the Digital Transformation?

By Kinard Robinson / May 4, 2021

The “digital transformation” is the current new trend in businesses around the globe, however, unlike certain trends which turned out to be more fads than anything, the digital transformation is real, legitimate and here to stay. Defining the Digital Transformation   This is actually a very simple concept, in short it is this: using digital… Read More »

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Vendita hits the Valspar

By Kinard Robinson / April 27, 2021

Running a business isn’t just about cutting deals and driving revenue. It’s about people and building relationships as well. We’re big golf fans here at Vendita, as such a day at the Valspar Championship was the perfect way to show our team how thankful we are for their hard work and to foster relationships. About… Read More »

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Vendita is Oracle Verified!

By Kinard Robinson / April 14, 2021

Our bread and butter at Vendita has been helping organizations with their Oracle licensing and procurement. We’ve helped public and private entities around the globe right-size their environments for massive savings and efficiency gains. Vendita has been an Oracle partner for over a decade. In fact, we were named Oracle Partner of the year in… Read More »

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Oracle License Architecture: A High-Level Explanation

By Kinard Robinson / April 12, 2021

Let’s play a game of word association. Oracle licensing: ________. Most likely your answer was “complex” or some synonym thereof. The utility of Oracle’s various offerings is well known. From their databases and associated options to their hardware and cloud, they’re unquestionably one of the best providers of IT products and services in the world…. Read More »

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Managing Open-Source Databases

By Kinard Robinson / April 5, 2021

Many organizations use licensed databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server. However, many organizations also supplement their licensed software with open-source as well. Open-source means that the software’s creators have made the source code available for others to acquire and amend as they please. There are many types of open-source databases, but for our… Read More »

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Oracle License Management with Vendita

By Kinard Robinson / April 1, 2021

Businesses turn to technology to solve a host of problems as they face standard budget cuts and employee turnover. In this unprecedented economic climate, it’s crucial to work efficiently. Your Oracle environment is an expensive mix of hardware and software. You want to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your investment. That’s… Read More »

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Managing Cloud Costs

By Kinard Robinson / March 17, 2021

In the past, we’ve discussed a number of things pertaining to the cloud. Why people would want to move to it and what cloud rationalization is for example. However, one of the biggest things about the cloud is the price tag. Today we’re going to talk about managing cloud costs. Sure the cloud is a… Read More »

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Oracle Licensing with Vendita

By Kinard Robinson / March 17, 2021

Oracle Licensing can be a scary topic. How many licenses you need as well as what you need are the two biggest questions that your team must answer. Unfortunately, this can be endlessly complicated with many twists and turns depending on your individual environment. The Ups and Downs of Oracle Licensing It’s no secret that… Read More »

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MAS and Business Intelligence

By Kinard Robinson / February 12, 2021

Business intelligence is a word often thrown around in business today, but what does it mean for an organization? In short, it’s everything. What is Business Intelligence Data is the lifeblood of business. How you manage, store, use and secure your data today is more important than at any point in history. It has so… Read More »

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Machine Learning and the Future of Tech

By Kinard Robinson / February 12, 2021

Machine learning, sometimes referred to as artificial intelligence or “AI”, has been something that has been talked about for decades and now is finally coming to life. While even just a few decades ago this term conjured images of “the rise of the machines”, today, the birth of this tech will change how companies do… Read More »

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Handling Migrations and Turnovers with MAS

By Kinard Robinson / February 4, 2021

DBAs often face the task of object migrations and turnovers. These can be complicated as the processes for each may vary based on the database that the DBA has to work with and their level of familiarity with said database. Additionally, these actions must be performed in a timely manner and most often occur at… Read More »

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Oracle ULA: What you need to know

By Kinard Robinson / February 4, 2021

Despite the name, an Oracle ULA – Unlimited License Agreement is not that (unlimited). There are a whole host of pitfalls and ways to get in trouble with a ULA. A ULA can provide great utility to organizations if done right, the key is to tread lightly. Note that this article provides a basic overview… Read More »

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