Re: For those installing Oracle SE, what systems meet the 4 socket

  • From: Paul Drake <bdbafh@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: strickland.mark@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 15:44:11 -0500


This might be of interest. -
Appendix E - very last page.

Please ignore than they run this with compatible=
The reference was simply for the Oracle database server licensing content.


On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Mark Strickland
<strickland.mark@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We're using SE1.  My understanding from reading the definition of
> "processor" in the Definitions section of the Oracle Technology Price List
> is that the SE and SE1 licenses are NOT subject to the same rules as EE:
> "When licensing Oracle programs with Standard Edition One or Standard
> Edition in the product name, a processor is counted equivalent to an
> occupied socket; however, in the case of multi-chip modules, each chip in
> the multi-chip module is
> counted as one occupied socket.  For example, a multicore chip based server
> with an Oracle Processor Core Factor of 0.25 installed and/or running the
> program (other than Standard."
> So, if I'm understanding this correctly, an SE1 license for two processors
> would, for example, cover a server that has two Intel or AMD multi-core
> processors.  We're using six-core processors.  So that two-socket SE1
> license covers the 12 cores.  Am I misunderstanding?
> -Mark

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