The storage servers are highly optimized for use with the Oracle DB, and employ a massively parallel architecture and Exadata Smart Flash Cache to dramatically accelerate Oracle DB processing and speed I/O operations. For more information, refer to the “Understanding Storage Servers” section of the Oracle SuperCluster M8 and SuperCluster M7 Overview Guide.
For general maintenance information, refer to the storage server documentation, located in the following directory on the storage servers:
These topics describe maintenance relevant to storage servers in SuperCluster systems.
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software User's Guide for additional information about the Oracle ASM disk repair timer