Re: SE - Multicore Licensing

From: joel garry <>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 11:08:19 -0700 (PDT)
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On Oct 18, 2:02 am, Jörg Jost <> wrote:
> Hi there,
> it is really annoying. The EE is somewhat unbearable on Linux System
> nowadays. If you are willing to build a system 2 Node RAC with both
> nodes capable to hold 2 Sockets you end up with 32 cores.
> In this case, you need 4 SE licenses or 16 EE licenses. Same is true
> for the AMD - Servers of course.
> Even the Named User License, which is a possibility for our customers
> is not really helpful, because of the minimum of 25 Users for each
> required EE - License.
> So i, the poor DBA of all of this systems, am not able to reach all
> this fine EE features to help our customers just because of this
> stupid license policy.
> Ah, just to mention, the RAC is cost free in SE, but a costly option
> in EE. That makes sense.......NOT.
> An angry victim
> Joerg

And add diag/perf pack licensing insanity to the list.

"Oh, er by the way - got a bit of a dirty fork, could you ... er.. get me another one? "


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