Oracle offers a fine machine called the X5-2. Not to be confused with the ODA X5-2, which comes with sophisticated database software. The X5-2 is just bare metal.
The X5-2 is a 1HE 2 socket Intel machine with limited configuration options in terms of processor speed, number of cores and storage.
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