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Oracle® Exadata Storage Server X6-2 Extreme Flash Installation Guide

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Updated: July 2018

Rack Requirements

The Oracle Exadata Storage Server X6-2 Extreme Flash is a 2 rack unit (2U) storage server that fits inside Oracle's Exadata rack. The rack specifications are listed in the following table.

Table 6  Exadata Rack Specifications
Usable rack units
199.8 cm (78.6 inches)
Width (with side panels)
60 cm (23.6 inches)
Depth (front door handle to rear door handle)
120 cm (47.24 inches)
150.6 kg (332 lbs)
Maximum dynamic load
1005 kg (2215 lbs)
Four-post rack (mounting at both front and rear). Supported rack types: square hole (9.5 mm) and round hole (M6 or 1/4-20 threaded only).
Two-post racks are not compatible.
Rack horizontal opening and unit vertical pitch
Conforms to ANSI/EIA 310-D-1992 or IEC 60927 standards.
Distance between front and rear mounting planes
Minimum 61 cm and maximum 91.5 cm (24 inches to 36 inches).
Clearance depth in front of front mounting plane
Distance to front cabinet door is at least 2.54 cm (1 inch).
Clearance depth behind front mounting plane
Distance to rear cabinet door is at least 90 cm (35.43 inches) with the cable management arm, or 80 cm (31.49 inches) without the cable management arm.
Clearance width between front and rear mounting planes
Distance between structural supports and cable troughs is at least 45.6 cm (18 inches).
Minimum clearance for service access
Clearance, front of storage server: 123.2 cm (48.5 inches)
Clearance, rear of storage server: 91.4 cm (36 inches)

The minimum ceiling height for the cabinet is 230 cm (90 inches), measured from the true floor or raised floor, whichever is higher. An additional 91.4 cm (36 inches) is for top clearance. The space above the cabinet and its surroundings must not restrict the movement of cool air between the air conditioner and the cabinet, or the movement of hot air coming out of the top of the cabinet.