How to find your Exadata Machine Version

In some caso to buil a report or its necesary know the version on own exadata machine to take some desicion to increaze the storage, virtualized or apply an upgrade we can find this information in the file databasemachine.xml :


databasemachine.xml

With this command line we know where to find the file :


[root@exa01dbadm01 ~]# locate databasemachine.xml | xargs ls -l

when knowing which is the date of the file, we know which is the last updated, and there we filter which is our XML file, in order to obtain the version of the computer equipment:


[root@exa01dbadm01 ~]# cat /EXAVMIMAGES/onecommand/linux_x64/DEPLOY-20-08-2019/cluster2_databasemachine.xml | grep -i MACHINETYPE

X6-2 Elastic Rack HC 8TB

It is important that we know what each of the acronyms HC or HP means:


HP => High Performance
HC => High Capcity

I hope it is useful for reporting or making decisions about your exadata database machine.