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Oracle® Exadata Database Server X8-8 Service Manual

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Updated: June 2020

Chassis Features

The Oracle Exadata Database Server X8-8 chassis features include:

  • One 5U chassis with central mid-plane.

  • One Front Indicator Module (FIM) with controls and indicators.

  • Eight front-loaded CMOD assemblies (behind fan module assemblies FM0-7 and fan frame assemblies). Four CMODs are supported per SMOD.

  • Two rear-loaded system module assemblies (SMODs).

  • Four front-loaded hot-swap power supply units (PSUs) in a two per SMOD 1+1 configuration.

  • Expandable IO: Eight 16-lane and eight 8-lane PCIe Gen3 chassis slots. One x8 PCIe Gen 3 HBA SMOD slot.

    Eight rear-loaded DPCC slots (each DPCC provides one 16 lane PCIe expansion slot and one eight lane PCIe expansion slot).

  • Eight hot-swap redundant 100 watt cooling fan modules.

  • Cooling is front to back, using eight variable-speed, dual counter-rotating fan modules FM0-7 mounted in the front of the server.