Re: Restricting Oracle to one processor

On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 3:53 PM, William Wagman <wjwagman@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Greetings,
>
> "The issue here is that if we purchase a system with dual quad-core
> processors, we only want to use one quad-core for the primary Oracle
> installation and have the other quad-core available for VMs. That way we
> only have to commit two of our four Oracle licenses to the installation.
> Just looking at how to maximize hardware capabilities and minimize
> software costs."
>
>
>
The Software Investment Guide is required reading in this case:
http://www.oracle.com/corporate/pricing/sig.html

The short answer - you can't be licensed to do that.


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Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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