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Monitoring Exadata Cell Servers with Metrics

Cell Server Metrics Metrics are recorded observations of run-time properties and internal instrumentation values in the storage cell and its components, such as cells, cell disks, grid disks, etc. CellCLI> list metricdefinition where objectType=’CELLDISK’ <detail> CellCLI> list metricdefinition where objectType=’GRIDDISK’ <detail> The “detail” clause at the end of the listing will show additional details about […]

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Exadata: Using cellcli and dcli

Using CELLCLI Each Exadata Storage cell can be monitored, configured, and maintained using the cellcli command line interface. To invoke the CLI, simply login to the Exadata cell as cellmonitor, celladmin, or root, and type “cellcli”. Within cellcli, a wide range of commands can be invoked to monitor the cell. Macintosh-7:~ jclarke$ ssh [email protected] [email protected]’s […]

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Upgrading Exadata to 11.2.0.3 and Applying BP14

Upgrading Exadata to 11.2.0.3 and Applying Bundle Patch 14 In this blog, I’ll walk you through the abbreviated steps to apply Bundle Patch 14 on our Exadata X2-2 Quarter Rack.  I say “abbreviated” because I’m simply going to bullet all the steps – this is no substitute for reading the various README files. For BP14, […]

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