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Oracle® Exadata Storage Server X8-2 EF, HC, and XT Service Manual

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Updated: February 2020
 
 

Product Description

The Oracle Exadata Storage Server X8-2 is an enterprise-class, two rack unit (2U) server that is available in three configurations: Extreme Flash (EF), High Capacity (HC), and Extended (XT). Each configuration uses the same server but is provisioned differently, as described in the following table.

Components
Descriptions
Processor
One or two processors
  • Two Intel Xeon Gold 5218, 16-core, 2.3 GHz, 125 W processors (EF and HC only)

  • One Intel Xeon 12-core, 2.3 GHz, 125 W processor in socket P0 (XT only)

Memory
  • Twelve 16 GB (192 GB) 2666 MT/sec DDR4 DIMMs, or a configuration that supports six 128 GB DCPMM DIMMs per processor for a maximum of 12 DCPMM DIMMs alongside the 16 GB DDR4 DIMMs in the same memory channel (EF and HC only)

  • Six 16 GB (96 GB) 2666 MT/sec DDR4 DIMMs (XT only)

PCIe Express 3.0
Eleven PCIe Gen3 slots
  • Eight Oracle Flash Accelerator F640 PCIe cards: 6.4 TB, NVMe PCIe 3.0 (EF only)

  • Four Oracle Flash Accelerator F640 PCIe cards: 6.4 TB, NVMe PCIe 3.0 (HC only)

  • One Oracle Dual Port QDR InfiniBand Adapter M3 or Oracle Dual Port 100 Gb Ethernet Adapter

  • One Oracle Storage 12Gb SAS PCIe RAID HBA, Internal Card (HC and XT only)

Storage device
Twelve storage drive slots
  • Twelve storage drive slot fillers (EF only)

  • Twelve 3.5-inch 14 TB HDDs (HC and XT only)

Flash storage
Two internal 240 GB SATA M.2 flash SSDs (used for system boot and rescue functions)
Power supply
Two hot-pluggable, redundant 1200 W power supplies
Service processor
On-board Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (Oracle ILOM) service processor (SP) based on the ASPEED Pilot 4 chip