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MSSQL 2017 Express on Ubuntu only uses 1 vCPU instead of 4 because vCPU's reported as sockets instead of cores.

We have installed MSSQL 2017 Express on Ubuntu and the CPU limits for this version are the Lesser of 1 Socket or 4 Cores. The vCPU’s are reported in Ubuntu as Sockets so 4 sockets instead of 4 cores, so MSSQL only picks up 1 Socket and can only process on 1 vCPU instead of 4. Is this correct behaviour? Is there a way to make it report differently or are we stuck with it working this way?

Thank you for the help!


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