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One single utility to patch entire Exadata software stack. The patchmgr utility can be used for upgrading, rollback and backup Exadata software.
The Oracle Exadata X8M release provides the next generation in ultra-fast cloud scale networking fabric, RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE).
Oracle Autonomous Health Framework contains Oracle ORAchk, Oracle EXAchk, and Oracle Trace File Analyzer to effectively execute healthcheck.
Infiniband patching, starting with release 18.104.22.168.0, the patchmgr utility is used to upgrade and downgrade the InfiniBand switches.
Storage cell runs the Exadata smart storage software. Learn the Step-by-step process on how to patch storage cell using patchmgr utility in rolling or non-rolling fashion.
For Compute Node patching, the patchmgr or dbnodeupdate.sh utility can be used for upgrading, rollback and backup Exadata Compute nodes.