Re: Restricting Oracle to one processor
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2008 09:32:48 -0700
On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 3:53 PM, William Wagman <wjwagman_at_ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> "The issue here is that if we purchase a system with dual quad-core
> processors, we only want to use one quad-core for the primary Oracle
> installation and have the other quad-core available for VMs. That way we
> only have to commit two of our four Oracle licenses to the installation.
> Just looking at how to maximize hardware capabilities and minimize
> software costs."
The Software Investment Guide is required reading in this case: http://www.oracle.com/corporate/pricing/sig.html
The short answer - you can't be licensed to do that.
-- Jared Still Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-lReceived on Fri Jun 06 2008 - 11:32:48 CDT