[pve-devel] applied: [PATCH docs] Update recommended system requirements

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Mon Feb 25 10:54:42 CET 2019


On 2/25/19 10:51 AM, Alwin Antreich wrote:
> Adds additional recommendations for Ceph and ZFS
> 
> Signed-off-by: Alwin Antreich <a.antreich at proxmox.com>
> ---
>  pve-system-requirements.adoc | 22 +++++++++++++++-------
>  1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> 

applied, thanks!

> diff --git a/pve-system-requirements.adoc b/pve-system-requirements.adoc
> index 52aa608..bb6dce3 100644
> --- a/pve-system-requirements.adoc
> +++ b/pve-system-requirements.adoc
> @@ -31,18 +31,26 @@ Minimum Requirements, for Evaluation
>  Recommended System Requirements
>  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>  
> -* CPU: 64bit (Intel EMT64 or AMD64), Multi core CPU recommended
> +* Intel EMT64 or AMD64 with Intel VT/AMD-V CPU flag.
>  
> -* Intel VT/AMD-V capable CPU/Mainboard for KVM Full Virtualization support
> +* Memory, minimum 2 GB for OS and Proxmox VE services. Plus designated memory
> +  for guests. For Ceph or ZFS additional memory is required, approximately 1 GB
> +  memory for every TB used storage.
> +
> +* Fast and redundant storage, best results with SSD disks.
>  
> -* RAM: 8 GB RAM, plus additional RAM used for guests
> +* OS storage: Hardware RAID with batteries protected write cache (``BBU'') or
> +  non-RAID with ZFS and SSD cache.
>  
> -* Hardware RAID with batteries protected write cache (``BBU'') or flash
> - based protection
> +* VM storage: For local storage use a hardware RAID with battery backed
> +  write cache (BBU) or non-RAID for ZFS. Neither ZFS nor Ceph are compatible
> +  with a hardware RAID controller. Shared and distributed storage is also
> +  possible.
>  
> -* Fast hard drives, best results with 15k rpm SAS, Raid10
> +* Redundant Gbit NICs, additional NICs depending on the preferred storage
> +  technology and cluster setup – 10 Gbit and higher is also supported.
>  
> -* At least two NICs, depending on the used storage technology you need more
> +* For PCI passthrough a CPU with VT-d/AMD-d CPU flag is needed.
>  
>  
>  Simple Performance Overview
> 





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