The Oracle Exadata Storage Server X5-2 Extreme Flash is an enterprise-class, two rack unit (2U) storage server. It supports the following components:
Two Intel E5-2630, 8-core, 2.4 GHz, 85W processors.
Four 8 GB DIMMs per processor for a maximum of 8 DDR4 DIMMs and a maximum of 64 GB of memory.
Six PCIe Gen3 slots. PCIe slots 1, 2, 5, and 6 contain Oracle PCIe NVMe switch cards. PCIe slot 3 contains an InfiniBand QDR-CX3 PCIe HBA card.
A minimum of eight, or up to a maximum of twelve 2.5-inch hot-pluggable PCIe-based NVMe solid state disk drives (SSDs).
Two hot-pluggable, redundant 1000W power supplies.
Two internal USB ports preinstalled with redundant 8 GB USB drives. The primary USB drive contains a GRUB boot loader for the operating system; the secondary USB drive is a mirrored image of the primary USB drive.
Exadata preinstalled operating system (OS) image located on NVMe drives 0 and 1.
An on-board Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (Oracle ILOM) service processor (SP) based on the Emulex Pilot 3 chip.