How many logical processors does SQL Server 2. R2 Enterprise Edition support. I hope it is not too boring to bring up an article in regards to licensing. But this article by our team member Cameron on this blog site caused a quite bit of discussion. The key sentence in this article the discussions circled around this statement. SQL Server 2. 00. R2 Enterprise Edition allows a maximum of 8 sockets/processors and up to 2.
Logical Processors. A statement we made talking to our developers and looking through the SQL Server 2. R2 coding. However a statement which is hard or nearly impossible to confirm with what is published as licensing guidelines or maximum capacity capabilities between the different SKUs of SQL Server.
Searching through the internet also gives completely different answers. Some Blogs and articles are talking about a restriction of SQL Server 2. R2 Enterprise Edition to a maximum of 6.
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Other articles only talk about a limitation to a maximum of 8 processor/sockets with Enterprise edition without going into the details. At the end the publications in- official or official leave enough doubt on SQL Server 2. R2 Enterprise Edition not being able to address up to 6. Logical Processor. With that restriction it would not be suitable for the existing 8- socket hardware and the upcoming generation of 4- socket hardware. After I got approached again today in regards to Cameron’s statement in our blog article I decided to put the whole thing to rest with a test that shows and demonstrates that, in opposite to SQL Server 2.
Windows Server 2008 R2 Editions and System Requirements. this chapter will focus on providing an overview of both the different Windows Server 2008 R2 editions. How many logical processors does SQL Server 2008 R2. leave enough doubt on SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition not being able to. SQL Server 2008 R2 comes in some new flavors. Home > SQL Server > SQL Server 2008 > SQL Server 2008 R2 Editions. SQL Server 2008 R2 Editions. Dec 17, 2009 Michael.
Enterprise Edition, SQL Server 2. R2 Enterprise Edition can leverage more than 6. Hardware used: Last week Intel launched the newest release of the Intel Xeon E7 processor family. This new release can have up to 1. Using Hyperthreading one processor (socket) will show up as 2.
Windows Operating system and its applications. Hence taking a server with 4 of these new processors is resulting in 8. CPUs. SQL Server Edition used: According to the result of this statement: select @@version; I used this SQL Server release: Microsoft SQL Server 2. R2 (RTM) – 1. 0. 5. X6. 4) Apr 2 2. 01.
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Windows NT 6. 1 < X6. Build 7. 60. 0: )Test executed: One method to see how many CPUs are supported by SQL Server is to count the number of schedulers which are in the state ‘VISIBLE ONLINE’. SQL Server will always start up with a scheduler for ALL the logical processors SQL Server recognizes at startup on the server hardware. But it might expose only the schedulers which are configured according to the processor affinity mask. The other schedulers which are not active are in the state of ‘VISIBLE OFFLINE’. We also know that SQL Server will create one scheduler per logical processor usable for normal user connections. As a result we need to have 8.
VISIBLE ONLINE’ for the case that SQL Server 2. R2 Enterprise Edition does support more than 6. The statement select COUNT(*) from sys. VISIBLE ONLINE’would give an excellent count of the number of logical processors which can be used by SQL Server on a given hardware. Executing the statement above immediately after the installation of SQL Server (default configuration), resulted in the number of 8.
VISIBLE ONLINE’. This proves that Enterprise Edition of SQL Server 2. R2 does address more than 6. Fact is that it has the same limitations in regards to logical processors as the Datacenter Edition – in other words both SQL 2. R2 x. 64 Enterprise Edition and SQL 2. R2 Data Center Edition both support a maximum of 2.
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Logical Processors. The difference in this area is that Data Center Edition supports up to 6. Processors” (each having “n” number of cores and logical processors) and Enterprise Edition supports 8 “Processors”. I hope this clarifies the questions and assures that SAP customers who buy new server hardware which will exceed the 6. Logical processor limits can fully leverage the hardware capabilities of the new server with the SQL Server SKU which is supported with SAP.