[CentOS] redhat vs centos

Mon Nov 7 17:36:42 UTC 2011
John Beranek <john at redux.org.uk>

On 07/11/2011 16:45, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 07.11.2011 17:42, schrieb John Beranek:
>> On 02/11/2011 10:31, Patrick Lists wrote:
>>> On 11/02/2011 11:02 AM, Tony Mountifield wrote:
>>>> What is a "socket" in their pricing model? The word can mean so many
>>>> different things...
>>> Afaik it refers to a physical cpu socket. So they count actual cpu's, 
>>> not the amount of cores in each cpu.
>> I was just asking myself this very question the other day, and I
>> couldn't determine how many sockets you are using if you use, say, 2
>> _virtual_ processors.
> in newer VMware versions (Workstation 7/8) you can assign virtual CPUs
> and cores per virtual CPU, i guess VMware ESXi 5 will have this feature
> too, but not my nested vm is currently not running and production
> will stay on ESXi 4.1 for some time....

Still doesn't answer how many sockets you're using if you have a RHEL
5/6 guest VM with 2 (or 4) virtual VMware processors...


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