Dell Integrated Systems for Oracle Database (DISOD) is a fully integrated hardware stack that is purpose-built as a high performance Oracle Database 12c racked solution. DISOD provides an out-of-box experience to customers, where, everything up to the point of the Oracle Database software installation is preconfigured. By providing integrated and preconfigured hardware and software solution, DISOD provides a fast and easy-to-deploy Oracle Database rack solution to the customers.

The main hardware components of a DISOD rack solution are:

  • Database servers: Dell PowerEdge servers with preinstalled and preconfigured Linux-based operating system that is Oracle database installation-ready.
  • Shared storage: All-flash Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases (DAAD) nodes preconfigured as highly available/high availability (HA) storage arrays and preconfigured with storage volumes required for the Oracle database.
  • Network switches:
    • LAN switches: High bandwidth, low latency, top-of-rack (ToR) Dell Networking Ethernet switches preconfigured for Oracle database’s public and private interconnect network traffic.
    • SAN switches: High bandwidth SAN switches preconfigured for Oracle database storage network traffic.
    • Management switch: Management switch preconfigured and dedicated for the management traffic of the DISOD components.
  • Management server: Management server preconfigured to enable a one-stop shop management and monitoring of the DISOD hardware components.
  • Console: KMM (Keyboard/Monitor/Mouse) for local management and monitoring

Dell Integrated Systems for Oracle Database 2.0 (DISOD 2.0) is the second release of the DISOD solution. DISOD 2.0 supports:

  • Latest generation of Dell PowerEdge servers as the database nodes
    • Two socket Dell PowerEdge R730 servers, and
    • Four socket Dell PowerEdge R930
  • Newer Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases v2 (DAAD v2) as the ultra-high performance all-flash storage sub-system
  • Integration with Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) to manage and monitor Oracle databases and DISOD hardware components, all from a single OEM console

The Owner's Guide attached herein provides an overview of the hardware and software components, and the details of the preconfigured settings that the DISOD components ship with.