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  • "Our licensing costs are between $40,000 and $50,000 per year. Those are the costs that cover maintenance and licensing."
  • "The pricing is something that Oracle should work on to make the product more affordable, especially to businesses in third-world countries."
  • "It is very expensive. We pay in dollars, so the inflation and conversion cost is also there for us. They charge on a yearly basis for the license."
  • "Its price is already low. Oracle has a competitive and cheaper price as compared to others. Oracle Cloud is cheaper than other clouds. The pricing is very competitive for Oracle Cloud to be in the market. Their pricing makes customers interested in using this product even though Oracle doesn't have a local data center at this moment."
  • "They are pricing themselves out of the market."
  • "It is expensive."
  • "It's expensive. I would say that it is more expensive than other competing products."
  • "It's not cheap, but sometimes, you get what you pay for."
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    DB2 versus Oracle: - Table structure is different - Data structures - there are some differences including the data type, format and length.
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    It is a mature product. It is pretty stable. I've got a lot of experience with it, so it is pretty easy to use.
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    Oracle 12c, RDBMS
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    Overview

    Apache Derby, an Apache DB subproject, is an open source relational database implemented entirely in Java and available under the Apache License, Version 2.0. Some key advantages include:

    • Derby has a small footprint -- about 2.6 megabytes for the base engine and embedded JDBC driver.
    • Derby is based on the Java, JDBC, and SQL standards.
    • Derby provides an embedded JDBC driver that lets you embed Derby in any Java-based solution.
    • Derby also supports the more familiar client/server mode with the Derby Network Client JDBC driver and Derby Network Server.
    • Derby is easy to install, deploy, and use.

    Oracle Database 12c introduces a new multitenant architecture that makes it easy to consolidate many databases quickly and manage them as a cloud service. Oracle Database 12c also includes in-memory data processing capabilities for breakthrough analytical performance. Additional database innovations deliver new levels of efficiency, performance, security, and availability. Oracle Database 12c comes in two editions to fit your business needs and budget: Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2.

    For more information on Oracle RDBMS, visit Oracle.com

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    Apache Derby is ranked 24th in Relational Databases while Oracle Database is ranked 2nd in Relational Databases with 123 reviews. Apache Derby is rated 0.0, while Oracle Database is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Database writes "Gets the job done, doesn't fail, and suitable for massively scalable applications". Apache Derby is most compared with MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle Java DB, MariaDB and IBM Db2 Database, whereas Oracle Database is most compared with SAP HANA, IBM Db2 Database, SQL Server, MySQL and NuoDB.

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