Re: Restricting Oracle to one processor

  • From: "Jared Still" <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wjwagman@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2008 09:32:48 -0700

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:

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

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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