Re: Exadata CPU Upgrade

  • From: Kellyn Pot'Vin <kellyn.potvin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: qrasheed@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2012 11:03:51 -0600

I know, might be considered an odd question by some...:)
You don't feel, that your first course of action, is to identify WHAT is 
utilizing so much CPU and take steps to tune it before proceeding forward with 
further system consolidations to your Exadata?

Kellyn Pot'Vin
St Technical Consultant

Q A I S E R <qrasheed@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>We have High CPU Utilization on compute nodes of our Exadata. As we migrate
>more applications to our Exadata environment, we are going to run out of
>CPU capacity. When talking about capacity, we have no issues for space or
>memory. I understand, Oracle offers storage expansion rack if you want to
>expand your Exadata storage, and memory expansion kit if you want to expand
>memory of your Exadata. I am looking for options to upgrade CPUs on compute
>nodes, without requiring us to go to next Exadata rack upgrade. Not sure if
>Oracle supports just CPU upgrades on Exadata. I don't see a reason for not
>doing so, but just wanted to check if anyone else in the list had to go
>through similar experience.
>Thanks in advance,

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