RE: Oracle VM server licensing

From: Kjetil Strønen <>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2010 15:33:18 +0200
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On Thu, 2010-09-09 at 06:33 -0600, Sweetser, Joe wrote:
> This might help:
> Basically, if you are “soft partitioning” a server, you need to
> license every CPU in the server. A nagging issue for many who want to
> run Oracle in, say, a VMWare environment.

Although not so with VMWare, Oracle does recognize pinning virtual servers to physical cores as "hard partitioning" for licensing purposes with Oracle VM, as details (which is linked to in the partitioning.pdf).


Received on Thu Sep 09 2010 - 08:33:18 CDT

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