RE: Hyperthreading - Oracle license

From: Rich Jesse <>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:08:50 -0600 (CST)
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Chris writes:

> I love irony - I just got asked about turning hyperthreading on for our db
> servers. Apparently it was cut off (I didn't even know we had it) because
> no one wanted to pay for the extra licensing.

Yeah, but thought I read somewhere that CPU_COUNT should be manually set to the number of "real" (non-hyperthread) cores to prevent the instance from over-allocating resources (e.g. parallel query).

Durned if I can locate that bit of mental flake at the moment...


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