Re: For those installing Oracle SE, what systems meet the 4 socket
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 15:44:11 -0500
This might be of interest.
http://tpc.org/results/FDR/TPCC/HP_DL370_G6_OEL_TPCC_FDR.pdf - Appendix E - very last page.
Please ignore than they run this with compatible=10.1.0.0.0. The reference was simply for the Oracle database server licensing content.
On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Mark Strickland
> We're using SE1. My understanding from reading the definition of
> "processor" in the Definitions section of the Oracle Technology Price List
> is that the SE and SE1 licenses are NOT subject to the same rules as EE:
> "When licensing Oracle programs with Standard Edition One or Standard
> Edition in the product name, a processor is counted equivalent to an
> occupied socket; however, in the case of multi-chip modules, each chip in
> the multi-chip module is
> counted as one occupied socket. For example, a multicore chip based server
> with an Oracle Processor Core Factor of 0.25 installed and/or running the
> program (other than Standard."
> So, if I'm understanding this correctly, an SE1 license for two processors
> would, for example, cover a server that has two Intel or AMD multi-core
> processors. We're using six-core processors. So that two-socket SE1
> license covers the 12 cores. Am I misunderstanding?