Expanding an Oracle Big Data Appliance V4.5 and Higher Cluster Frequently Asked Questions
(Doc ID 2497440.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2019
Applies to:Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 and later
This document provides a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) for Oracle Big Data Appliance cluster expansion on v4.5 and higher.
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|Questions and Answers|
|Other than the FAQ here is there any other place to find Frequently Asked Questions about BDA cluster expansion?|
|Does cluster expansion require downtime?|
|Where can more information on the service role layout be found?|
|When adding servers to a cluster via Mammoth cluster expansion is it a requirement that the new servers being added to the cluster have the same major Oracle Linux version as the rest of the cluster?|
|On which node of the cluster is the expansion run from?|
|If expansion is run step by step is there any recommended stopping place after which expansion can resume on a subsequent day?|
|When expanding a cluster with a new rack is there any minimum number of servers that must be added?|
|Is it necessary to decommission non-BDA edge node which are part of the cluster during expansion?|
|What if the new servers have a larger disk capacity than those on the existing cluster?|
|What about clusters using Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control to monitor Oracle Big Data Appliance?|
|If a BDA Mammoth expansion re-applies service default parameter values, is it safe to revert to pre-expansion custom values?|
|What about clusters with a license for Oracle Big Data Connectors?|
|Do nodes expanded into a cluster need to be on the same Infiniband fabric?|