Oracle Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.0 - October 2017

Name of Product:

Oracle SuperCluster M8 1.0.0

Product Description:

Oracle SuperCluster M8 is a general purpose, flexible, integrated, optimized and scalable server to run database, middleware and applications. It is an Engineered System with the following hardware stack and software stack.

The hardware stack contains:

  • 1 or 4  SPARC M8-8 Server nodes.
  • 3 or more Oracle X5-2L Exadata Storage Server
  • Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-ES appliance
  • 36-port QDR (40 Gb/sec) InfiniBand switches
  • 2 or 3  Sun Datacenter Infiniband Switch 36P
  • 1 ZS5-ES Storage Controller

SPARC M8-8 Server node is made up

  • Up to 4 x 32-core SPARC M8 processor (5.1 GHz)
  • Up to 64 GB of memory
  • Up to 4 dual-port QDR InfiniBand adapter
  • Up to 4  quad-port 10 GbE HCA with pluggable transceivers (2 port) and optical cables
  • Up to 4   GbE adapter

Oracle Exadata Storage Server appliance is made up of

  • 2 x 10-core Intel® Xeon® Silver 4114 processor for SQL processing
  • 12 x 10 TB 7,200 RPM high-capacity disks and 
  • 4 x 6.4 TB NVMe PCIe 3.0 flash cards, or 8 x 6.4 TB NVMe PCIe 3.0 flash drives

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-ES appliance is made up of

  • 2 x 18-core 2.3G Hz Intel® Xeon® E5-2699 v3 processors
  • 24x32GB of memory
  • 1 x dual-port InfiniBand HCA
  • 2 x 1.2 TB hard disk drives
  • 2 x 3.2 TB read-optimized solid-state disks (SSDs)

Additional hardware components included:

  • 42U rack
  • Ethernet management switch that provides 48 Ethernet ports; each port has a wire speed of 10/100/1000 Base-T
  • 2 x redundant power distribution units (PDUs)
  • InfiniBand and Ethernet cables

The software stack contains:

  • Oracle Solaris 11.3 stack (pre-installed)



Archive Note:

This VPAT applies to only version 1.0.0. It does not apply to any versions of Oracle SuperCluster M8 after this.

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Dependent Products

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Evaluation Methods Used:

Oracle's policy is to design, develop and test both products and documentation to be accessible. The recommended styles of testing for accessibility include: (i) algorithmic automated tests, (ii) human judgement tests such as tool-assisted tests, visual inspection and manual operation, and (iii) testing with assistive technology by people with and without disabilities. Additional information about Oracle's accessibility program is available on

Accessibility Standards/Guidelines

This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standard/guideline:

Standard/GuidelineIncluded In Report
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, at A - Yes
Level AA - Yes
Level AAA - No
Section 508 as published in 2017, at https://www.Section508.govYes


The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criteria without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
Supports with Exceptions
Some functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Does Not Support
Majority of functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Not Applicable
The criteria are not relevant to the product.

Table 1: WCAG Conformance Criteria

All technical criteria are Not Applicable for this product

Chapter 3: Functional Performance Criteria (FPC)

All technical criteria are Not Applicable for this product

Chapter 4: Hardware

All technical criteria are Not Applicable for this product

Chapter 5: Software

All technical criteria are Not Applicable for this product

Chapter 6: Support Documentation and Services

All technical criteria are Not Applicable for this product

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