RE: Going multicore, Sun Fire T2000 (8 cores)

  • From: "Matthew Zito" <mzito@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <ganstadba@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <Rich.Jesse@xxxxxx>, <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 14:39:36 -0500

From an Oracle licensing perspective, 8 cores in the niagra processor count as 
one processor for Oracle licenseing purposes.


-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of Michael McMullen
Sent: Mon 3/27/2006 2:32 PM
To: Rich.Jesse@xxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Going multicore, Sun Fire T2000 (8 cores)
MessageCan you elaborate on "use all those cores simultaneously"? Would a
parallel query not use all the cores, or heavy concurrent access by users?
Imagine the licensing cost if you had two or three of these in a rac?

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