RE: Hyperthreading - Oracle license

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Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:24:17 -0600
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If you find something like that, shoot it out to me. I'd be interested in making sure if I need to set anything like that.



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From: [] On Behalf Of Rich Jesse Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2013 3:09 PM To:
Subject: RE: Hyperthreading - Oracle license

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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