Oracle doubles capacity of ODA X5-2 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

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

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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