The Oracle Exadata Database Server X8-8 supports eight CMOD configurations. Each CMOD supports a single socket containing a single processor.
For the single 8-socket (1x8) server configuration:
System Module 0 (SMOD0) System A and SMOD1 System B must be installed.
Eight CPU Modules (CMODs) must be installed in slots 0-7.
System A must have Intel Xeon Platinum 8268, 24-core, 2.9-GHz, 205 W processors installed, and System A and System B processor SKUs and memory (capacity and number of DIMMs per CMOD) must be identical.
All eight dual PCIe card carrier (DPCC) slots 0-7 must be installed and must be active.
All eight fan modules (FMs) must be installed and all FMs must be active.
Both fan frames must be installed.
PS2 and PS3 power System A. PS0 and PS1 power System B.
All four AC power connectors on the back panel must be attached with grounded AC power cords.