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SQL Server - Core Factor RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi, I'm looking for information about the core factor for SQL Server. I found the tables from 2014, do you know if it is current ?

    Processor Type ---  Core Factor All

    processors not mentioned below  --- 1

    AMD 31XX, 32XX, 33XX, 41XX, 42XX, 43XX, 61XX, 62XX, 63XX Series Processors with 6 or more cores  ---- 0.75

    Dual Core Processors --- 2

    Single Core Processors --- 4

    Monday, October 21, 2019 5:42 AM

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  • Hi

    That's true, this is the latest.

    http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/d/4/3d42bdc2-6725-4b29-b75a-a5b04179958b/percorelicensing_definitions_vlbrief.pdf

    Hope this is helpful !!

    Thank you


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    Monday, October 21, 2019 1:45 PM
  • Hi T9omek,

    >> I found the tables from 2014, do you know if it is current?

    It is the latest for earlier versions of SQL Server, but the SQL Server Core Factor Table is no longer used to calculate the required number of core licenses needed for SQL Server 2016 and later versions.

    For detailed information about the license issue, please call 1-800-426-9400, Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (Pacific Time) to speak directly to a Microsoft licensing specialist. For international customers, please use the https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/licensing/worldwide to find contact information in your locations.

    For Volume Licensing Service, please refer to  https://www.microsoft.com/licensing/servicecenter/Help/Contact.aspx.

    Hope this could help you.

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    Amelia Gu


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    Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:08 AM