Whats new in Exadata X7

    Oct 17, 2017 8:58:00 AM by Syed Jaffar Hussain

    Oracle announced its new Exadata Database Machine X7 during OOW 2017.  Lets walk through quickly about the key features of X7.


    Key features

    • Up to 912 CPU core and 28.5TB memory per rack
    • 2 to 19 DB servers per rack
    • 3 to 18 Storage servers per rack
    • Maximum of 920TB flash capacity
    • 2.1PB of disk capacity
    • Delivers 20% faster throughput from earlier models
    • 50% more memory capacity from earlier models
    • 10TB size disk. (10TB x 12 = 120TB RAW per storage server). The only system in the market today with 10TB disk capacity
    • Increased OLTP performance : about 4.8 million reads and about 4.3 million writes per second
    • Featuring an Intel Skylake processor with 24 cores 
    • Enhanced Ethernet connectivity: supports over 25GbE
    • Delivers in-memory performance from Shared Storage 
    • OEDA CML interface
    • New Exadata Smart Software : Exadata 18c
     

    Tags: Oracle

    Syed Jaffar Hussain

    Written by Syed Jaffar Hussain

    An Oracle Database Expert for over 15 years from his 20 years of Information Technology (IT) career. Over the past 15 years of Oracle journey, he involved with several local and large scaled international banks where he implemented and managed highly complex cluster and non-cluster environments with over 100’s of business critical databases. Recognizing his efforts and contribution towards the Oracle community, Oracle awarded him the prestigious ‘Best DBA of the year, 2011’ and Oracle ACE Director status. He also acquired industry best Oracle credentials, Oracle Certified Master (OCM), Oracle RAC Expert, OCP DBA 8i,9i,10g & 11g in addition to ITIL Expertise. Syed is an active Oracle speaker, regularly presents technical sessions and webinars on various Oracle database technologies at many Oracle events. You can visit his technical blog, http://jaffardba.blogspot.com where he discuss and writes the workaround/solution about the issues confronted from his day-to-day activities. Apart from being the part of the core Technical Review committee member for a few Oracle technology oriented books, he also co-authored an Oracle 11g R1/R2 Real Application Cluster Essentials and Oracle Expert RAC books. His blog can be found at http://jaffardba.blogspot.com/