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Hardware requirements for the DBMS and the Administration Server

14 April 2024

ID 92567

The following tables give the recommended minimum hardware requirements to a DBMS and Administration Server obtained during tests. For a complete list of operating systems and DBMSs supported, please refer to the list of hardware and software requirements.

Administration Server and DBMS are on different devices, the network includes 50 000 devices

Configuration of the device that has Administration Server installed

Hardware

Value

CPU

4 cores, 2500 MHz

RAM

8 GB

Hard drive

300 GB, RAID recommended

Network adapter

1 Gbit

Configuration of the device that has DBMS installed

Hardware

Value

CPU

4 cores, 2500 MHz

RAM

16 GB

Hard drive

200 GB, SATA RAID

Network adapter

1 Gbit

Administration Server and DBMS are on the same device, the network includes 50 000 devices

Configuration of the device that has Administration Server and DBMS installed

Hardware

Value

CPU

8 cores, 2500 MHz

RAM

16 GB

Hard drive

500 GB, SATA RAID

Network adapter

1 Gbit

Administration Server and DBMS are on different devices, the network includes 100 000 devices

Configuration of the device that has Administration Server installed

Hardware

Value

CPU

8 cores, 2.13 GHz

RAM

8 GB

Hard drive

1 TB, with RAID

Network adapter

1 Gbit

Configuration of the device with DBMS installed

Hardware

Value

CPU

8 cores, 2.53 GHz

RAM

26 GB

Hard drive

500 GB, SATA RAID

Network adapter

1 Gbit

DBMS SQL Server on virtual machine, the network includes 50 000 devices

Configuration of the virtual machine that has SQL Server installed, up to 50 000 devices

Resources Reserved on Hypervisor

Value

CPU

10 GHz

RAM

16 GB

Disk IOPS

150 IOPS

Disk free space

200 GB

SQL Server instance sharing

No sharing

DBMS SQL Server on virtual machine, the network includes 100 000 devices

Configuration of the virtual machine that has SQL Server installed, up to 100 000 devices

Resources Reserved on Hypervisor

Value

CPU

20 GHz

RAM

26 GB

Disk IOPS

150 IOPS

Disk free space

500 GB

SQL Server instance sharing

No sharing

The tests were run under the following settings:

  • Automatic assignment of distribution points is enabled on the Administration Server, or distribution points are assigned manually in accordance with the recommended table.
  • The backup task saves backup copies to a file resource located on a dedicated server.
  • The synchronization interval for Network Agents is set as specified in the table below.

    Synchronization interval for Network Agents

    Synchronization interval (minutes)

    Number of managed devices

    15

    10,000

    30

    20,000

    45

    30,000

    60

    40,000

    75

    50,000

    150

    100,000

See also:

Main installation scenario

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