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Why does the Exadata X5 and X6 storage nodes have only 4 Flashdisks per node? (Doc ID 2139076.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2018

Applies to:

Exadata X5-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata X5-8 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Oracle SuperCluster M7 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The previous Exadata models have 16 Flash Modules/ASM FlashDisks, why do the Exadata X5 and X6 have only 4?

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
 The previous Exadata models have 16 Flash Modules/ASM FlashDisks, why do the Exadata X5 and X6 have only 4?
Solution
 EXPLANATION
 Example outputs
 Exadata X2
 Exadata X5 - F160 Flash


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