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in reply to Re^3: DBD::Oracle faster with bound sql than stored procedures?
in thread DBD::Oracle faster with bound sql than stored procedures?

The cost of database licenses is a relatively minor component in the total cost of the whole project. If you have a pool of Oracle developers who understand your application and business then you're pretty well locked in.

Again, this is from a large project/large corporation perspective.