Unless you are adding additional processor capability you don't need to do
anything. So if you have IBM i licensed for 1 processor, you can run 10
(Power 7) or 20 (Power7+) partitions without incurring extra licensing

If you add a processor to it, then it's the cost of IBM i for the one
processor (plus extra software maintenance)

I suspect you do not need to add a processor, but merely create the
partition. Since memory and disk were not mentioned I'll assume you have
sufficient quantities of both.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects

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[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Aaron Bartell
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2014 8:46 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: IBM i cloud licensing

Hi all,

I am hoping somebody can shed some light on a scenario concerning current
IBM i licensing.

Suppose I already own Power hardware capable of hosting multiple IBM i
environments. Fast forward a month and I want to add another instance of
IBM i to the existing Power hardware. I don't want/need to buy additional
hardware - I just need to purchase new IBM i OS licenses.

What would the new IBM i instance cost? Note in this case it just needs the
OS and DB2 (well, and PASE).

Aaron Bartell
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