MIDRANGE dot COM Mailing List Archive



Home » MIDRANGE-L » March 2014

Re: IBM i cloud licensing



fixed

Unless you're activating additional cores, I don't think it'd cost anything.

As I understand it, IBM i is licensed by cores not LPAR. So you could have
a box with 4 cores, but with only two licensed for IBM i. The other two
could be for used for AIX or Linux or just inactive.

Charles


On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 9:46 AM, Aaron Bartell <aaronbartell@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

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
--
This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list
To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,
visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l
or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives
at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.







Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2014 by MIDRANGE dot COM and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available here. If you have questions about this, please contact