- 1 for each core. So a 2 core mesh would need 2x oracle. A single core setup would only need 1x Oracle. - If you have additional slices for each core these do not have oracle, so 0x oracle for them. - 1 for BSA Essentials product. This is purely for reporting and it is optional.
However we have recently launched Server Automation Standard (Virtual Appliance) . The Standard version is a cut down appliance version of Server Automation Enterprise, which runs on VMWare and uses the postgresql database. This allows customers not to use Oracle.
-- Filippos Chalvatzoglou Server Automation & BSA Essentials Support HP Software
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