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Storage-Dense, Two-Socket Server For Distributed Single-Node Database Processing

Gain greater security, availability, and flexibility by moving beyond your commodity servers. Oracle Server X8-2L is a storage-dense, 2U single-node server designed and optimized for Oracle Database. Supporting up to 168 TB of direct attached storage makes it the ideal platform for storage-dense solutions for large databases and enterprise applications, and for running the Oracle Solaris operating system with ZFS.

Oracle Server X8-2L

The Most Reliable 2 Socket, Storage Dense Server

Under the Hood

  • Product Overview
  • Technical Specifications
  • Oracle x86 servers are the underlying infrastructure for Oracle Public Cloud and engineered systems
  • Optimized to work together with Oracle Database and Oracle operating systems for greater efficiency and performance
  • High capacity storage and flash memory enables localization of large databases and reduces CAPEX by saving on SAN/NAS infrastructure
  • Oracle ILOM provides advanced online fault diagnostics and fault isolation, combined with special hardware instrumentation to improve security and increase uptime
  • Oracle Server X8-2L comes complete with VMs and choice of operating system at no additional cost
  • Up to 30 percent greater uptime running Oracle software on Oracle x86 servers versus commodity platforms
  • Guaranteed compatibility between on-premises Oracle x86 servers and Oracle Cloud
  • Large direct attached storage and flash capacity
  • Coengineered with Intel, Oracle Server X8-2L is a full featured, industry standard, 2RU Intel Cascade Lake SP-based system
  • 100 percent in-house design, 100 percent supply chain control, and only Oracle-owned and controlled source code
  • 102.4 TB of direct attached NVMe flash, plus 51.2 TB of additional direct attached NVMe flash to create tiered storage pools
  • 160 GB per second of total NVMe bidirectional bandwidth
  • 168 TB of direct attached HDDs enable on-server localization of very large databases
  • 12-disk cage with large fans with the ability to spin slower to achieve the equivalent cooling reducing power consumption
  • 4-30x compression when running Oracle Solaris on X86 with ZFS reducing license costs and required disk drives
  • Fault Management Architecture built into ILOM and Oracle Linux is proven to increase uptime
  • Non-throttling across operating temperature range
  • Hot pluggable when used with Oracle operating systems
  • Fastest Intel Xeon processors
  • Latest PCIe NVME flash technology
  • Reduces vulnerability to cyber attacks
View Oracle Server X8-L Features

Reduced OPEX

Manage the entire portfolio of Oracle infrastructure and software with a single system, Oracle Enterprise Manager, which comes with Oracle support.


Increased Availability

Oracle Server X8-2L has increased availability over commodity servers with a fully tested hardware, operating system, and database stack


Higher Scalability

Oracle’s Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel provides increased scaling with higher core count processors and larger memory footprints engineered specifically for Oracle Database environments.


Easy Support

Single vendor accountability and point of contact for both hardware and software reduces time to resolution.


Prevents Malicious Intrusions

100 percent in house design and supply chain control, Oracle ILOM, and Oracle-owned and controlled source code prevent third-party party intrusions.


Up-To-Date Security Patches

Oracle Linux with Ksplice technology offers zero downtime patching.

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