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Oracle® Exadata Database Server X8-8 Service Manual

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Updated: June 2020
 
 

Product Description

Oracle Exadata Database Server X8-8 is an enterprise-class 5 rack unit (5U) server that is configured as one 8-socket server.

The system supports the following components.

Feature
System Component
Processors (CPU module/CMOD)
Eight Intel Xeon Platinum 8268, 24-core, 2.9-GHz, 205 W processors are supported.
Eight-socket configurations support up to 24-core (shelf 4) processors for total of 192 cores.
Six memory controllers are integrated per processor.
Memory
Forty-eight 64 GB 2666 MT/sec DDR4 DIMMs (3 TB)
Optionally, customers can expand system memory by upgrading to ninety-six 64 GB DDR4 DIMMs (6 TB).
System Modules (SMODs)
Two SMODs (SMOD0, SMOD1) installed in chassis:
  • Includes one internal PCIe Gen3 slot for RAID storage host bus adapter (HBA) per SMOD. Four ports in the HBA are used for SAS connectivity.

  • One external USB 3.0 port per SMOD

  • Four 10BASE-T ports (NET0-3) per SMOD

  • Two I/O ports per SMOD: one serial management port (SER MGT), one network management port (NET MGT)

Storage Drives (SAS3 HDD/SSD)
The Oracle Exadata Database Server X8-8 does not support SAS3 HDD/SSD storage drives. Storage drive slots are populated with storage drive filler panels.
PCIe Slots
Sixteen PCIe 3.0 slots (eight x8 slots, eight x16 slots):
  • Each SMOD controls eight PCIe slots.

  • In 8-socket mode, SMOD0 System A has eight x8 and eight x16 PCIe slots.

  • Support for eight dual PCIe card carriers (DPCCs), each with two PCIe card slots.

  • PCIe slots contain the following cards:

    • Slot 1 - Oracle Flash Accelerator F640 PCIe Card

    • Slot 2 - Empty

    • Slot 3 - Empty

    • Slot 4 - Oracle Dual Port 25 Gb Ethernet Adapter

    • Slot 5 - Oracle Dual Port QDR InfiniBand Adapter M3

    • Slot 6 - Oracle Dual Port 25 Gb Ethernet Adapter

    • Slot 7 - Oracle Dual Port QDR InfiniBand Adapter M3

    • Slot 8 - Empty

    • Slot 9 - Oracle Dual Port QDR InfiniBand Adapter M3

    • Slot 10 - Empty

    • Slot 11 - Oracle Dual Port QDR InfiniBand Adapter M3

    • Slot 12 - Oracle Dual Port 25 Gb Ethernet Adapter

    • Slot 13 - Empty

    • Slot 14 - Oracle Dual Port 25 Gb Ethernet Adapter

    • Slot 15 - Oracle Flash Accelerator F640 PCIe Card

    • Slot 16 - Empty

I/O Ports
  • One external RJ-45 serial management (SER MGT) port per SMOD.

  • One external network management (NET MGT) port per SMOD.

  • Four 10GBASE-T ports (NET0-3) per SMOD.

Power Supplies (PS)
Four 3060W power supplies (PSU0-3)
Two PSUs (PSU2 and 3) power SMOD0, CMOD0-3, DPCC0-3, and FM0-3. The other two PSUs (PSU0 and 1) power SMOD1, CMOD4-7, DPCC4-7, and FM4-7.
Fan Modules (FM)
Eight fan modules (FM0-7)
Service Processor (SP)
Two integrated Emulex Pilot 4 SPs, one per SMOD, with:
  • IPMI 2.0 compliant remote management capabilities.

  • Oracle Integrated Lights Out Management (ILOM) 4.0 with command-line access using a serial connection (SER MGT port)

  • Support for Ethernet access to the SP through a dedicated management port (NET MGT port) and optionally though one of the host Ethernet ports (sideband management).

Management Software
Operating System
Oracle Linux 7.5

For server specification information, see Server Features and Components in Oracle Server X8-8 Installation Guide.

For component serviceability, locations, and designations, see Replaceable Components.