Per Core License Model

Flowchart explains how to calculate the number of core licenses required for SQL Server 2016/2017/2019 Enterprise and Standard editions under the Per Core License Model

A license model used for SQL Server and BizTalk Server; use of the product covered by purchasing a license for each physical core in a server or licenses based on the processing resources allocated to a Virtual OSE; See Per Core License Model for in-depth entry.

A license model used for SQL Server and BizTalk Server; use of the product is covered by purchasing a license for each physical core in a server or licenses based on the processing resources allocated to each VM (virtual machine) or container.