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ODA ODACLI UPDATE-OSPARAMETERS or OAKCLI RECONFIGURE OSPARAMS to Calculate, Update and Set Kernel / Memory Values Including Hugepages (Doc ID 2220254.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 2.1.0.1 to 18.1 [Release 2.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
ODA, ODA HA, ODA X6-2 , ODA X7-2, ODAVP, Hugepages, OS kernel parameters,

Goal

One challenge with the ODA is calculating the correct OS / Kernel values for memory:
Specific use cases include:

 This note describes the steps to set Kernel parameters

 

OS parameter sizing is not unique to hardware type. The sizing of OSparams and Huge pages is based on the LINUX + Physical memory available.

This note includes references to the following commands:

  • odacli update-osconfigurations   (DCS stack as of 18.5 and higher)
  • oakcli reconfigure osparams         (oakcli stack )

 
While many of the newer X6-2* and X7-2* as well as 18.3 Bare Metal versions of the ODA may not use OAKCLI or DCS odacli commands manual steps can still be used.

Solution

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