Re: Oracle Licensing on VMware

From: Martin Klier <>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:53:43 +0200
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Hi Niels,

VMware features do not matter for Oracle licensing - in fact, VMware does not matter for Oracle licensing at all. They tread it like any other OS-Layer, and like any other 3rd party cluster technology.

But I recently was told by an Oracle official of EMEA/Germany that the DO make a difference when talking about the edition decision. Usually you'll have to sum up all CPUs in a cluster to decide if you need SE1, SE or EE. But as it seems NOT for VMware, in this case only the hardware size of the biggest machine in the cluster counts.

I was not able to find an official Oracle document to verify this, but I asked him for it and was promised a link.

Martin Klier

Am 11.10.2013 12:46, schrieb Niels Jespersen:

> I could, of course, ask my Oracle representative, but I prefer to read the official wording (if it exists) in solitude before that.
> Regards Niels Jespersen

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