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Designed to Run Oracle Database with Maximum Security, Reliability, and Performance

Gain greater security, reliability, and performance for your Oracle Databases by moving beyond commodity computing. Oracle Server X8-2 provides the best x86 server infrastructure for running Oracle Database on premises and in private and public clouds. This highly secure and reliable 2-socket platform is ideal for enterprise workloads within existing SAN/NAS installations and as a building block for cloud service providers offering Oracle software cloud services.

Oracle Server X8-2

The Best 2-Socket x86 Server for Oracle Database

Under the Hood

  • Product Overview
  • Technical Specifications
  • Oracle x86 servers are the underlying infrastructure for Oracle Public Cloud and engineered systems
  • Oracle x86 servers, Oracle Database and operating systems are optimized to work together for greater efficiency and performance
  • Oracle ILOM provides advanced online fault diagnostics and fault isolation, combined with special hardware instrumentation to improve security and increase uptime
  • Oracle Server X8-2 comes complete with VMs and choice of operating system at no additional cost
  • Environmentally conscious server with Energy Star certification
  • 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
  • Highly secure, prevents malicious firmware and code
  • Coengineered with Intel, Oracle Server X8-2 is a full-featured, industry-standard, 1RU Intel Cascade Lake SP-based system
  • 100 percent in-house design, 100 percent supply chain control, only Oracle-owned and controlled source code
  • Oracle Database Smart Flash Cache and Oracle’s unique NVM Express (NVMe) design
  • Provides up to 51.2 TB of high-endurance, write-optimized, hot-swappable flash in small form factor drive bays
  • Fault Management Architecture built into ILOM and Oracle Linux
  • Non-throttling across operating temperature range
  • Hot pluggable when used with Oracle operating systems
  • Most advanced thermal design with Oracle Advanced System Cooling, allowing for independent cooling zones that optimize temperatures of internal components
  • Fastest Intel Xeon processors
  • Latest PCIe NVME flash technology
  • Reduces vulnerability to cyber attacks
View Oracle Server X8-2 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 X8-2 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 intrusions.


Up-To-Date Security Patches

Oracle Linux with Ksplice technology offers zero downtime patching

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Oracle Server X8-2 Architectural White Paper
Oracle Server X8-2 Architectural White Paper

Oracle X8-2 is ideal for IaaS implementations, optimized for Oracle Database, and serves as a consolidation platform that can easily handle the I/O requirements of many virtual machines.

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Oracle’s multifaceted, layered security architecture extends from the hardware and firmware to the operating systems and kernels, all the way up the stack to the database and applications.

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Why Oracle Database Runs Best On Oracle Linux?

Running Oracle Database workloads on Oracle Linux brings substantial benefits including fast transaction speeds, scalable performance, and the security and reliability needed to meet strict service level agreements (SLAs).

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