Re: Licensing Oracle SE One on VMWare cluster

From: Marcus Mönnig <>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 21:13:43 +0200
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Hi Upendra!

> Talking to VMware consultants, what I found is that there is a feature
> (maxcpu in grub.conf) in vmware which will force the VM to limit the vmware
> configuration to 2 physical CPUs (or whatever you specify). If you need to
> change this, you'd have to bounce the VM. This will force the VM to use only
> the CPUs you have listed.

Based on the Licensing document from Oracle aroung Partioning, this scenario imho isn't gray, but pitch-black. Oracle will not accept this as soft-partitioning.

My question was targeted not just around virtualization on one physical machine, but more around licensing on a VMWare _cluster_.


Received on Wed Oct 19 2011 - 14:13:43 CDT

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