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  2. SOL-439

Cluster Installation Preparation (physical hardware)

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    • Type: How To
    • Status: Published
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Hardware
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      Before proceeding this how-to ensure you've read and understood SOL-132.
      For more information regarding network configuration see SOL-459

      Hardware (Database nodes):

      BIOS:

      • Disable EFI
      • Disable C-States (Maximum Performance)
      • Enable PXE on "CICN" Ethernet interfaces
      • Enable Hyper threading
      • Boot order: Boot from PXE 1st NIC (VLAN CICN)

      RAID:

      • Controller RW-Cache only enabled with BBU
      • All disks are configured as RAID-1 mirrors (best practice. For different setup, ask EXASOL Support)
      • Keep the default strip size
      • Keep the default R/W cache ratio

      LOM Interface

      • Enable SOL (Serial over LAN console)

      Management node (license node)

      BIOS:

      • Disable EFI
      • Disable C-States (Maximum Performance)
      • Enable Hyper threading
      • Boot order: Boot from disk

      RAID:

      • Controller RW-Cache only enabled with BBU
      • All disks are configured as RAID-1 mirrors (best-practice, for different setup ask EXASOL Support)
      • Keep the default strip size
      • Keep the default R/W cache ratio

      LOM Interface

      • Enable SOL (Serial over LAN console)
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      Before proceeding this how-to ensure you've read and understood SOL-132 . For more information regarding network configuration see SOL-459 Hardware (Database nodes): BIOS: Disable EFI Disable C-States (Maximum Performance) Enable PXE on "CICN" Ethernet interfaces Enable Hyper threading Boot order: Boot from PXE 1st NIC (VLAN CICN) RAID: Controller RW-Cache only enabled with BBU All disks are configured as RAID-1 mirrors (best practice. For different setup, ask EXASOL Support) Keep the default strip size Keep the default R/W cache ratio LOM Interface Enable SOL (Serial over LAN console) Management node (license node) BIOS: Disable EFI Disable C-States (Maximum Performance) Enable Hyper threading Boot order: Boot from disk RAID: Controller RW-Cache only enabled with BBU All disks are configured as RAID-1 mirrors (best-practice, for different setup ask EXASOL Support) Keep the default strip size Keep the default R/W cache ratio LOM Interface Enable SOL (Serial over LAN console)
    • Category 1:
      Cluster Administration - Installation
    • Category 2:
      Cluster Administration - Hardware

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              CaptainEXA Captain EXASOL
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              CaptainEXA Captain EXASOL
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