Net usable storage when using Oracle Database Appliance


Since the birth of the ODA X6-2 HA, the net usable storage has become more of a challenge when advising a customer as the X5-2 HA had substantial more – but slower – storage. This very short blogpost is just a quick summary / checklist of the net usable storage, depending on the ODA and the mirroring you choose.

By the way, for other ODA-comparisons than storage I wrote another blogpost.

The following pictures are extracts of Oracle PDF’s.

Usable storage of the single node ODA’s:



Usable storage of the two-node ODA (including the ‘old’ X5-2 HA for comparison):



ODA X6-2 HA Normal Redundancy – 2 x Mirroring




ODA X6-2 HA High Redundancy – 3 x Mirroring





ODA, comparing the line:

Oracle PDF’s :

– 201701120 EN Oracle Database Appliance X6-2 Portfolio Summary.pdf

– ODA X6-2HA Net Storage.pdf

About Author

Until February 2019, Job worked as a solution architect at AMIS Services with a special interest in Oracle licensing, High Availability architectures and managing complex (Oracle) environments, which includes Cloud environments.With a background as Oracle developer, DBA, team-manager and license-consultant he is able to utilize the Oracle technologies to a cost-efficient architecture for his customers.He is regularly involved in consultancy regarding: - Unlimited License Agreements (ULA). - License compliancy-checks and advice regarding optimizing the environment. - Second opinions. - Education / presentations about licensing and managing your infrastructure in the most cost-efficient manner.Twitter: @jobaclenl

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