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Oracle and Lenovo X6 Validated Configuration Guide

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21 Apr 2016
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This paper describes a validated reference configuration to successfully implement Oracle Database 12c running on Oracle Linux 7.2 and Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK), and hosted on a clustered pair of Lenovo System x3950 X6 servers. This configuration is intended for enterprise-level businesses with scaled-up, converged infrastructures, in which cost-effectiveness and productivity are a must.

This paper explains the benefits of a scale-up Oracle database solution based on the 8-socket System x3950 X6 servers. It describes the validation process and the exact configuration used in the testing. The paper also provides additional information on the testing methology and the tools used.

This paper and the validated configuration it describes is for enterprise customers looking to implement a high-performance fault-tolerant Oracle solution.

Table of Contents

Executive summary
Key takeaways
The cost-effective benefits of scale-up topology
Scope of the Oracle Validated Configuration Program
Key configurations, products, and tools
Key validation tool: Oracle Linux Test (OLT)
Validated configuration
Additional guidance
About the authors

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