Do dual-core processors need two software licenses?

Posted on Friday, February 11 2005 @ 17:50 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
With the emerging multi-core processor market some problems seem to pop up, like whether processors with multiple cores also need multiple software licenses?
A core is equal to a CPU, and all cores are required to be licensed, says Oracle. Twice. HP and Intel don't quite see it that way
More details regarding this issue at ZDNet

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