This guide describes how to set up and commission the Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine in your data center. It includes information about hardware operations and site planning, as well as physical, electrical, and environmental specifications.
All hardware-related specifications in this guide are based on information for a typical deployment provided by Oracle at the time this guide was written. Oracle is not responsible for hardware problems that may result from following the average specifications in this document. For detailed information about preparing your site for Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine deployment, consult your hardware specification.
This guide applies to:
Oracle Exalytics X2-4 Release 1 Patchset 2 (126.96.36.199)
Oracle Exalytics X2-4 Release 1 Patchset 1 (188.8.131.52)
Oracle Exalytics X2-4 Release 1 (184.108.40.206), also known as Release 220.127.116.11.0
This preface contains the following sections:
This guide is intended for Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine customers and those responsible for data center site planning.
It is assumed that the readers of this manual have knowledge of the following:
System administration concepts
Hardware and networking concepts
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