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SQL Processor Licensing on VSphere

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


We just have  VMWare,   we are looking at installing a one VM with 4 procesors using the per processor model and SQL 2008 R2.   We cant work out if we need one license or 4 for the server.

We know we have 2 hosts with 2 Processors & 6 Cores and HHT Enabled = 48 Processors but cant make sense of microsofts licensing docs.

Can Anyone Assist


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