All this talk about DataBases - Valentina
-= JB =-
sundown at nwrain.net
Fri Jun 1 10:20:30 CDT 2007
On Jun 1, 2007, at 7:56 AM, Lynn Fredricks wrote:
> Unless you want to do something that violates the EULA, Valentina is
> free. With the "ADKs" its pretty simple - you can develop and deploy
> as many
> as many apps as you like and ship as many units as you like.
> With VDN, you can deploy the Valentina Embedded Server in its default
> 5-connection verision also without limitation.
> There are two options to consider if you need more than this default 5:
> 1. Connections. You can buy additional connections that you in turn
> can sell
> to your customers. So if you have 5 customers for example, and they
> 7 connections, 10 connections, 6 connections, 20 connections and 8
> connections, then you wou would need (2,5,1,15,3) 26 additional
> You can buy these in volume and get the price way down on a per
> 2. Embedded Server - Infinite. There's a per deployment no limits
> version of Embedded Server you can sell your customers. It cost $400.
> The Embedded Server option really comes into its own with VDN Pro and
> Enterprise. VDN Pro also includes VPHP, VRUBY and VODBC. With VDN
> Enterprise, you also get the SSL and Bonjour adapters (you can get
> also with any version of VDN, at a separate cost). With these options,
> are effectively able to deploy the equivalent of our high end Valentina
> Office Server.
> Something I would like to point out with these options, compared with
> Oracle, MS SQL Server, is that, except for some very minimal
> (copyrights, etc), mostly rebrand our servers. Even if you get a deal
> the company to deploy their server, their server is very strongly
> Your customer really becomes THEIR customer. You don't have to "lock"
> customer into Valentina certainly. But the methodology we use basically
> ensures that we don't compete against our own customers.
> Best regards,
> Lynn Fredricks
> Paradigma Software
> Valentina SQL Server: The Ultra-fast, Royalty Free Database Server
Thanks for taking the time to explain it in detail.
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