Oracle doubles capacity of ODA X5-2 hard disks

16 x 8TB hard disks

Oracle has recently updated the specification of the ODA X5-2 to use 8 TB hard disks, rather than 4 TB ones, effectively doubling the machine’s storage capacity. The price has remained the same ($68k list). For the base ODA the new 128 TB raw capacity translates to a DATA diskgroup, with normal redundancy, …

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Oracle releases WLS ODA 12.1.2.2.0

Oracle WLS ODA Downloads

This week Oracle has released the WLS ODA software (templates and ‘configurator’) for ODA 12.1.2.2.0, which also now supports the ODA X5-2 hardware. The changes in this release are: InfiniBand support (optional for customers wanting to use fiber) when running on the ODA X5-2 a switch to HVM type VMs various …

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O-box at SYSCO Energy Days

SYSCO-Energy-Days-2015

Last week I spent a few days in Oslo with SYSCO, O-box’s partner in Norway, as they had kindly invited me to speak in the middleware track of their SYSCO Energy Days event. Between SYSCO and I we covered topics on automated provisioning, why O-box chose Chef, enterprise deployment, O-box & ODA …

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