back to article Oracle, Intel team on server with a dimmer switch

Oracle looks like it's committed to custom Xeons for the long haul. Big Red last year teamed with Chipzilla on the E7-8895 v2, a CPU that improved on the top-of-the-line E7-8890 by adding features that let the silicon switch cores on and off as required by Oracle's operating systems and software. The chips can also vary their …

  1. xpabu

    And it of course allows Oracle server users to have more flexibility for licensing than non-Oracle servers....

    1. Sir Lancelot

      No no

      Probably gives Oracle more flexibility for manipulating your server is such a way as to guarantee a very successful software licensing audit. Successful for Oracle, not for its customer.

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