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About Hardware Requirements for Anypoint Private Cloud

To ensure the performance and stability of Anypoint Platform Private Cloud Edition, your environment must meet the minimum system requirements described in this topic. Before installing or upgrading, review each of following sections and ensure that your environment meets these requirements.

If your system does not meet all of the minimum system requirements, you cannot install Anypoint Platform Private Cloud Edition.

The following sections describe the minimum disk sizes and performance requirements of Anypoint Platform Private Cloud Edition. During installation, the installer tests to ensure that you have enough enough disk space and performance.

Memory and CPU Requirements

Component Requirement

RAM

32GB

CPU

8 Cores

Disk Size and Performance Requirements

Anypoint Platform Private Cloud Edition has strict minimum size and performance requirements for storage devices used by the platform. All disk drives must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have at least 300 MB/sec of throughput.

  • Must have high performance capability, even if they are virtual block devices or network attached storage.

For production usage, each node in your configuration must have the following devices and they must meet the stated minimum requirements.

Component Requirement Recommended IOPS Description

HDD 1 (operating system)

50GB

500

HDD 2 (system data)

100GB

1500

Stores system configuration and metadata, including databases and packages. As package sizes can be arbitrary large, it is important to estimate the minimum size requirements and allocate enough space as a dedicated device before installation.

HDD 3 (application data)

250GB

1500

Stores application configuration and data. The amount of space required should be at leasat 250GB, but might vary depending on your specific use case. It is important to estimate the minimum size requirements and allocate enough space as a dedicated device ahead of time.

HDD 4 (Docker)

100GB

3000

Used by Docker’s Device Mapper storage driver. This device must be a dedicated device. It must exist on every node of your cluster.

HDD 5 (etcd)

20GB

3000

Provides dedicated storage for the distributed database used for cluster coordination. This device must be a dedicated device. It must exist on every node of your cluster.

/tmp (installer)

20GB

N/A

Networking (connectivity between hosts)

1GbE

Load Balancer

You must purchase, install, and configure an external load balancer before installing Anypoint Platform Private Cloud Edition on a physical server.