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Category: Software Licensing

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  • IBM Licensing Essentials training added to LISA

    I’m pleased to announce that our IBM Licensing Essentials training course is now live and available to LISA subscribers. LISA is our on-demand online training from The ITAM Review. Eric Chiu delivering our on-demand IBM Licensing Essentials course on the LISA platform The IBM Licensing...

  • Oracle on VMWare: What to know

    Many companies use VMware as their virtualization technology. Many companies use Oracle as their database technology. It’s great that the two co-exist so well, making everyone’s lives that bit easier. If only! Running Oracle in a VMware environment can be confusing, illogical...

  • The definitive guide to Oracle on VMware – Webinar

    Licensing Oracle in a VMware environment can be full of risks and requires deep understanding and careful planning to ensure compliance. Join Rich Gibbons, Microsoft Licensing Analyst from The ITAM Review and Richard Spithoven of B-lay on this interactive webinar –  ‘The...

  • Microsoft Azure Hybrid Benefit for SQL Server

    The Microsoft Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server (formerly Windows Server Azure Hybrid Use Benefit) has been around for some time now. It was announced in late 2017 that this benefit would be extended to SQL Server – and we now have details! What does it do? The Microsoft...

  • A quick guide to Open Source licensing

    What is Open Source? Open Source just means free, yes? No. Simply being free does not mean a piece of software is Open Source. The Open Source Initiative have an Open Source Definition, which is: Free redistribution Source Code included Derived Works allowed Integrity of the author’s...

  • LISA Training Expanded with Brand New Oracle Modules

    We’re pleased to announce that our LISA training platform has a new addition – Oracle licensing training. In conjunction with long-time ITAM Review collaborator – and internationally renowned Oracle consultant – Richard Spithoven of B-Lay, our bite-sized, self-paced Oracle...

  • Red Hat JBOSS Middleware Subscription Guide

    This article is a guide to Red Hat JBOSS Middleware. See also our guide to Red Hat Enterprise Linux here. Subscriptions A Red Hat subscription is required for “each and every instance or installation”, in whole or in part, of a JBOSS product being used in your environment. These...

  • A guide to Containers AKA What do Containers Contain?

    What are Containers? Containers can be viewed as the next step in virtualisation. They’re smaller, faster and easier to work with than traditional Virtual Machines (VMs). A Virtual Machine is, as the name suggests, a complete machine – so each one has its own Operating System...

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