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Asked: May 17, 2022 - 3:50 pm UTC

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The maximum number of cores before needing RAC licensing is per Cluster or for the sum of the Clusters?

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The Autonomous Database licensing is per Database instance, and the customer does not have to worry about the number of clusters/nodes that the service will use behind the scenes.  So for any ADB with more than 16 OCPUs, customers with BYOL will need a RAC license.