Primavera offers best-in-class solutions focused on the mission critical PPM requirements of key vertical industries including engineering and construction, public sector, aerospace and defense, utilities, oil and gas, manufacturing and high tech, and IT and services.
Primavera P6 Enterprise is an integrated project portfolio management (ppm) solution comprising role-specific functionality to satisfy each team member’s needs, responsibilities, and skills. It provides a single solution for managing projects of any size, adapts to various levels of complexities within a project, and intelligently scales to meet the needs of various roles, functions, or skill levels in your organization and on your project team.
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Differences Between P6 PPM and P6 ePPM
Latest Version and Updates
Primavera P6 System Requirements*
|Operating System(s)||Windows Server 2016 or|
Windows Server 2012 R2
|Database(s)||SQL Server 2016 or Oracle 22.214.171.124|
|Processor(s)||4('quad') x 1 Core @ 2.90 GHz, Intel Xeon CPU E5-2690 or equivalent|
|RAM||4 (min), 8 (recommended)||Memory||10 GB Hard Disc Space (500 GB for ePPM)|
Primavera P6 PPM (Professional) System Requirements*
|Operating System(s)||Windows 10|
Windows 7 SP1
|Database(s)||SQLite or Oracle XE (10.2.0.1.0)|
|Processor(s)||2('dual') x 1 Core @2.90 GHz, Intel Xeon CPU E5-2690 or equivalent|
|RAM||4 (min), 8 (recommended)|
|Memory||10 GB Hard Disc Space|
Differences between P6 ePPM (Enterprise) and P6 PPM (Professional)
- P6 ePPM = P6 Web + P6 PPM
- There is currently no upgrade path from P6 PPM to P6 ePPM
- The price difference between P6 ePPM and P6 PPM is relatively small
- P6 PPM is a ‘thick-client,’ application that is installed on a user’s computer and is connected to a network database or locally installed database (or both).
- P6 ePPM is installed on a network only.
- P6 ePPM includes robust dashboard functionality and features.
- P6 ePPM includes an instance of Progress Reporter
- If P6 ePPM is installed, the Administrative tools reside in the web-client. If only P6 PPM is installed and connected to a PPM database, the tools reside in the thick-client application.
Primavera P6 Update Overview
See What's New Oracle has released an update to Primavera P6 that affect both the ePPM and PPM editions. With this update, Oracle has scrubbed all remaining Java applets pages in favor of HTML5 for the ePPM edition. As mentioned in the previous blog posting, this...
Primavera P6 Updates & Upgrades Welcome to our new Primavera P6 Updates blog! Our goal is to review and distill information about all Oracle/Primavera software releases and summarize for our subscribers. As you may be aware, there are two editions of Primavera P6,...
|Version Number||Release Date||What's New Media||Related Articles||Cumlative Feature Overview Tool|
Oracle Licensing FAQ
What is the Oracle/Primavera licensing model?
Commonly referred to as a “Named User License,” model, a valid license is required for each unique user.
What about concurrent licensing; can I have multiple users share a license?
No, each user, regardless of administratively established security settings must have unique log-in credentials (user name/password). Oracle does not support a concurrent license model (once available from Primavera).
Are multiple users allowed to be in the same project at the same time?
Yes, there are no restrictions other than administratively established security settings, against multiple users accessing a project simultaneously. Each valid, licensed user may open and interact with any project that they’ve been given access to.
What about ‘read-only,’ users, do they need a license?
Yes, an administrator can establish what and how a user can access, including read-only privileges, however the user still needs a license.
Can I restrict simultaneous user access to projects?
Yes, there are multiple options available to manage the access of your project(s) and database.
What happens when a user leaves the company?
An administrator from your organization can re-assign a license without involving Oracle.
Can I transfer the license to a different organization?
Generally no; only certain circumstances allow for the transfer of license(s) registration to organizations that are different from the originally registered end-user organization. This type of transaction requires the involvement of Oracle.
Are there functional benefits to the named user license model?
A best-practice includes the establishment of security groups in which each new user is added and subsequently inheriting its defined access and software use attributes. The system’s audit trail capabilities will track who has accessed a database and what they’ve modified; additionally, a key feature/function includes the establishment of Layouts, which is configured to suit the unique user.