Chapter 2. Converting units of entitlements for Red Hat Cloud Access subscriptions

Use the table below to determine how many units of a Red Hat product you may use on a cloud provider. Certain Red Hat Enterprise Linux products with units that are “systems” may be converted. Contact your account manager to determine whether you have subscriptions that qualify.

Table 2.1. Red Hat Cloud Access Unit Conversion Table

Red Hat Software Subscription

"Unit" Deployed When On-Premise

"Unit" When Deployed on a Vendor Cloud

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (physical or virtual nodes)

Either 1 physical node or 2 virtual nodes

2 virtual nodes

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server product

1 system

1 virtual guest

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform

Core band

1 virtual core up to the maximum number of cores in the core band [a]

Red Hat JBoss Web Server

Core band

1 virtual core up to the maximum number of cores in the core band [a]

Red Hat Gluster Storage for Public Cloud

not applicable

1 virtual guest

Red Hat CloudForms Premium

not applicable

1 virtual guest

[a] Except for vendor instance sizing that is determined based on physical hardware specifications, in which case the cloud “unit” shall be 1 physical core.