Re: SE - Multicore Licensing

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 11:08:10 -0700 (PDT)
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On Oct 14, 1:09 pm, Rob Burton <> wrote:
> I know the correct response is ask Oracle... but does anyone have
> experience/opinion on how something like AMD Bulldozer(8 cores) will
> be licensed on Standard Edition (One). We've had no problem on Nehalem
> (quad core) which could potentially be caught out by the multi-chip
> clause in the licensing document. Can anyone confirm the have SE
> licensing for a single socket on AMD Istanbul (6 cores) and back to
> the original question on any possible 8 core (or more) processor.
> I'm assuming Oracle will have to change the licensing costs between
> Enterprise/Standard/Standard 1 at some point as the increasing core
> count is making them diverge so much (Just compare a single 6 core
> Istanbul on EE compared to SE1)

SE One is pretty picky about how many cores. Read the current licensing information from Oracle. Received on Fri Oct 14 2011 - 13:08:10 CDT

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