The bare minimum of licensing an ODA X7-2

By |2018-08-31T12:07:08+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: ODA, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The other day we had a discussion about the question if you can buy an Oracle Database Appliance X7-2 HA when you only have 1 socket license Oracle SE. The licensing rules can be interpreted different by some. Disregarding the question why you would buy an ODA HA if you […]

Virtualization on the Oracle Database Appliance S, M, L

By |2017-07-05T22:51:27+00:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: ODA, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

One of the great advantages of the Oracle database Appliance HA is the possibility of Virtualization through OracleVM. This virtualization wasn’t possible for the other members of the Oracle Database Appliance. Until now.

In the patch 12.1.2.11.0 which has been released recently for the ODA S,M and L, virtualization is possible… […]

Net usable storage when using Oracle Database Appliance

By |2017-04-29T13:19:15+00:00April 29th, 2017|Categories: ODA|Tags: , , |

Since the birth of the ODA X6-2 HA, the net usable storage has become more of a challenge when advising a customer as the X5-2 HA had substantial more – but slower – storage.

This very short blogpost is just a quick summary / checklist of the net usable storage, depending […]

Oracle Database Appliance X6-2S and X6-2M, filling the gap

By |2016-06-22T09:27:05+00:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Architecture|Tags: , , |

Oracle introduced the ODA X6-2S and ODA X6-2M. And no, they are not the successor of the quite popular ODA X5-2, which we installed and configured quite a number of times lately. These 2 new machines are the in-between ODA’s, entry level machines for small business. Single node with flash […]

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