Monthly Archives: June 2011

Exadata Interconnect Addressing Tips

Having done a handful of Exadata implementations, there’s always been one piece of the configuration that’s bothered me more than anything else.  In the process of ordering an Exadata, Oracle sends the customer a “Configuration Worksheet” that asks questions about how the system should be configured.  It’s standard stuff:  hostnames, DNS and NTP servers, UID… Read More »

Exadata X2-8 Installation And Pics

I’ve been talking about starting a blog for a while, and what better to start it with than pictures of “The Great Beast,” or “Sasquatch.” He’s more commonly known as the Exadata X2-8. It’s one of the first in the area, and I had the opportunity to sit in on the installation/setup.  I’ve got a… Read More »