Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 20:48:28 -0700
Reply-To: Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>
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From: Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>
Subject: Re: PC sas v server
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Arthur Tabachneck wrote:
> I've been trying, for some time now, to discover the answer to your
> I still don't have the answer, but have discovered at least a part of it.
> SAS is definitely licensed by processor, in the sense that the cost is
> higher for each processor one might have on their server.
> What I haven't been able to find out is if the number of user licenses is
> a function of people (regardless of the number of instances they may
> have), or the number of simultaneous instances.
On workstations, you mean? The answer I got, back when I had something
to do with licensing, was number of users. But I also had the
impression that it depended on how good your contract negotiators were.
It used to be the case that servers by licensed by size and number or
processors, regardless of the number of users. Has that changed?