Somebody use Appliance X4-2?

From: Jack <>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2014 13:25:03 +0200
Message-ID: <kuRyu.7122$>

It looks interesting.  Is hardware good and well working. How about HW-partitioning?
Can we run also VMWARE-systems (separate, perhaps), without Oracle, and not broking that whole systems?
Others Oracle version availability? As pre-installed. Hmm....
But 2000 hours less to sell. $120/hr –> 240.000$ less income. No good :o 
- Saves up to 2000 hours of labor over a three year period
- Capacity On-Demand software licensing allows you to quickly scale from 2 processor cores to 48 processor cores
- Allows businesses to consolidate OLTP and data warehousing databases up to 18 terabytes in size, making it ideal for midsize companies and departmental systems
- 4U rack-mountable
- two Oracle Linux servers and one storage shelf
- Each server features two 12-core Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 processors,  256 GB of memory, and 10-Gigabit Ethernet
- (10GbE) external networking connectivity,  10GbE interconnect for cluster communication
- 18 TB of raw storage, double or triple-mirrored offering 9 TB or 6 TB
- four 200 GB solid-state disks for the database redo logs to boost

Table 1. Database and OS Software Support for the Oracle Database Appliance X4-2
• Oracle Linux 5.9 (UEK2) – Pre-installed
• Oracle Appliance Manager – Pre-installed
• Oracle VM – Optional Software Stack (installed using the Appliance Manager)
• Choice of Oracle Database Software:
• Oracle Database, Enterprise Edition 11g ( or later)
• Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
• Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) One Node
• Oracle Grid Infrastructure which includes:
• Oracle Clusterware
• Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM)
• Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control
• Oracle Auto Service Request (ASR)
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