Oracle Database Applicance Release 2.8.0.0.0


On 19. Novermber 2013 Oracle released the 2.8.0.0.0 patch for Oracle Database Appliance.

New Features

  • Shared Repository support for Oracle Database Appliance Virtualized Platform
  • Virtual Local Area Network support for Oracle Database Appliance Virtualized Platform
  • Hardware Monitoring Tool reports data from sensors in subsystems
  • Initial deployment does not require configuration of initial Oracle Database or Oracle Enterprise Database Control

Major Updates

  • Out-of-place update Grid Infrastructure from 11.2.0.3.x to 11.2.0.4.0.
  • Virtualized platform shared repositories support
  •  Hardware Monitoring on X3-2
  • Virtualized platform VLAN support

NOTICE: ODA Note 888888.1 has been updated right now
Description:

  • ODA Bundle Patch
    Contains patches to the following components: OS, Component Firmware and Oracle Appliance Manager Modules, Grid Infrastructure, and RDBMS.
  • End-User GI/RDBMS Clone files
    Contains the latest Grid Infrastructure and RDBMS components, for deployment on an Oracle Database Appliance in the “shipped from factory” state, or an Oracle Database Appliance that has been re-imaged using the OS ISO Image.
  • OS ISO Image
    Used to restore the OS to the “shipped from factory” state. Use only when necessary.
  • Bare Metal
    Refers to the non-virtualized ODA configuration.

IMPORTANT: There are many problems with the new Features VLANs, Shared Repository and ACFS. Please read “Known Issues 2.8.0.0.0” section in MOS ID 888888.1 carefully!

Patch ID’s:

  • ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE PATCH BUNDLE 2.8.0.0.0 [ Patch 17630367]
  • ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE 2.8.0.0.0 VIRTUALIZED OS ISO IMAGE [Patch 16186163]
  • ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE 2.8.0.0.0 END-USER BUNDLE (GI/RDBMS Clone) [Patch 12978712]
  • ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE 2.8.0.0.0 BARE METAL OS ISO IMAGE [Patch 12999313]
  • ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE 2.8.0.0.0 (GI/RDBMS Clone) TEMPLATE DOWNLOAD FOR VIRTUALIZED PLATFORM [Patch 16186172]
  • ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE 2.8.0.0.0 END-USER BUNDLE (GI/RDBMS Clone, 11.2.0.4.0) [Patch 17770873]
  • ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE 2.8.0.0.0 END-USER BUNDLE (GI/RDBMS Clone, 11.2.0.3.8) [Patch 14777276]
  • ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE 2.8.0.0.0 END-USER BUNDLE (GI/RDBMS Clone, 11.2.0.2.12) [Patch 14349293]

Version Changes:

Component Name X3-2 Hardware V1 Hardware
Controller 11.05.03.00 11.05.03.00
Expander 0018 342
SSD_SHARED 9440 E12B
HDD_LOCAL A3D0 SF04,SA03
HDD_SHARED A31A 0B25,A700
ILOM 3.1.2.10.d r 83372 3.0.16.22.d r83408
BIOS 17050100 12010311
IPMI 1.8.10.5 1.8.10.5
HMP 2.2.6.4 2.2.6.4
OAK 2.8.0.0.0 2.8.0.0.0
ORACLE LINUX 5.9 5.9
Kernel 2.6.39-400.126.1.el5uek 2.6.39-400.126.1.el5uek
OVS 3.2.3 3.2.3
Dom0 Kernel 2.6.39-400.126.1.el5uek 2.6.39-400.126.1.el5uek
TFA 2.5.1.5 2.5.1.5
GI_HOME 11.2.0.4.0 11.2.0.4.0
DB_HOME 11.2.0.3.8(16902043,17076717) 11.2.0.3.8(16902043,17076717)
ASR 4.5 4.5

How to update see here

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