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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 16, 2014

[Support Matrix] Matrix - Oracle Standard Edition support for Symphony 6.1.1

We changed the Oracle support policy from v6.1.1 and it make customer hard now.
Symphony v6.1.1 support only Oracle Enterprise edition.
It is barrier for customer to upgrade Symphony now.

Old version Symphony (v6.1.0.1, v5.x) supported Oracle and its edition doesn't matter.
We supported Oracle standard edition and other editions.

I took contact with QA team and confirmed.
If customer use other editions (e.g. Standard Ed), we don't support it.

It make customer hard because of license fee of Oracle database.
In Japan case, Enterprise Ed is about $50,000/processor.
Standard Ed is about $20,000/processor. 2.5 times different.

We shouldn't make customer to pay such cost with v6.1.1.
It will be big trouble when v5.x user will upgrade Symphony in the future.

  • Guest
    Nov 29, 2020

    .Oracle Enterprise Edition is required for production use, and product reliability and performance is critical important to client. While Standard Edition can be supported for evaluation purpose but not for production.

  • Guest
    Mar 14, 2017

    This RFE's Headline was changed after submission to reflect the headline of an internal request we were already considering, but will now track here.

  • Guest
    Jul 17, 2014

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #56156 in product Platform Symphony Private Requests.