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New Oracle Validated Configurations on Lenovo ThinkSystem Servers and Storage

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Check out the latest Oracle Validated Configurations on Lenovo, published on the Oracle Validated Configurations website. These configurations use Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650/SR850/SR950 Servers with ThinkSystem Storage DM5000F.    

Through Oracle Validated Configurations and the Hardware Certification List (HCL), Lenovo has performed thorough testing of its hardware in real-world configurations with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. This helps assure mutual customers that Lenovo hardware is qualified on Oracle Linux and Oracle VM and the combined solution can provide optimal performance and reliability, with faster, lower-cost implementations. Additionally, the validated configurations can help minimize risk for enterprises by reducing deployment testing and validation efforts.

The three latest validated configurations are qualified on Oracle Linux 7 and Oracle VM. These pre-tested, validated reference architectures - including software, hardware, storage, and network components are:

Lenovo ThinkSystem SR950 Server

The Lenovo ThinkSystem SR950 is a 4U Rack server supports up to 8 processors and 96 DIMMs. It is designed for your most demanding, mission-critical workloads, such as Oracle in-memory databases, large transactional databases, batch and real-time analytics, ERP, CRM, and virtualized server workloads.

Lenovo ThinkSystem SR850 Server

Lenovo ThinkSystem SR850 is a 4-socket server that features a streamlined 2U rack design that is optimized for price and performance, with best-in-class flexibility and expandability. Built for workloads like general business applications, server consolidation, and accelerating transactional databases and analytics.

Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 Server

Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 is an ideal 2-socket server for small businesses up to large enterprises that need industry-leading reliability, management, and security, as well as the ability maximize performance and flexibility for future growth. The SR630 server is designed to handle a wide range of workloads, such as databases, virtualization, and cloud computing.

Lenovo ThinkSystem DM5000F storage array

Lenovo ThinkSystem DM5000F is a unified, all flash entry-level storage system that is designed to provide performance, simplicity, capacity, security, and high availability for medium to large businesses. Powered by the ONTAP software, ThinkSystem DM5000F delivers enterprise-class storage management capabilities with a wide choice of host connectivity options and enhanced data management features. The ThinkSystem DM5000F can handle a wide range of enterprise workloads, including big data and analytics, artificial intelligence, engineering and design, enterprise applications, and other storage I/O-intensive applications.

Validated Configuration Summary:

  •  Two Lenovo Think System SR650/SR850/SR950
  •  Lenovo Think System Storage DM5000F
  •  Lenovo Rackswitch G8272
  •  Lenovo Think System Storage switch 32 GB FC SAN Switch DB620S
  •  Intel Quad 10 GbE SFP+ adapter
  •  QLogic 32 GB FC Dual-port HBA
  • Oracle Linux 7 Update 6 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 4
  • Oracle Database 12c Release 2

These tested configurations, along with the benefits of reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) features from Lenovo Think System Server and Storage, are an excellent choice for business-critical Oracle deployments. These Oracle Validated Configuration -- from 2 Socket SR650 to 8 Socket SR950 -- provide flexibility for enterprises to choose the configuration that suits their enterprise workload demands.

To learn more about the benefits of Lenovo Think System Servers and Storage, visit: Lenovo Servers for Mission Critical Workloads.

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