In Oracle 11gR2, additional Exadata cell-related system events have been added to the normal system event-based dynamic performance views. There are 58 different cell-related or Flash Cache related wait events available:


Recently on an Oracle EBS R12 project, the client had a requirement to enable the attachment functionality on one of the WIP forms.  I would like to share 4 steps that can be done to enable attachments to work on just about any Oracle EBS form.

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.


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.

Upgrading Exadata to 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.