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Hardware and Server Requirements

 

The following tables list the minimum and total memory and disk requirements per x86 server or per virtual machine for installing Contrail Networking.

Hardware Requirements for Contrail Networking Release 2011

The following tables list the minimum and total memory and disk requirements for installing Contrail Networking Release 2011.

Baseline Server Requirement for an All-In-One Setup

Baseline for 32 switches.

RolevCPUs (hyper threaded)Memory (GB)Disk (GB)Networking

Contrail Command

4

32

100

1 Ethernet port

Control Host

20

48

350

2 Ethernet ports

Contrail Insights + Flow Node

10

50

300

2 Ethernet ports

Contrail Controller for Object Scale (Number of VLANs)

Baseline for 128 switches.

Number of DevicesNumber of VMIs (2500 VPGs each with 102 VLANs)vCPUs (hyper threaded)RAM (GB)Disk (GB)

128

256K

38

135

350

Baseline Server Requirement for a HA Setup

RolevCPUs (hyper threaded)Memory (GB)/ nodeDisk (GB)/ nodeNetworking

Contrail Command

4

32

100

1 Ethernet port

Control Host (x3)

20

48

350

2 Ethernet ports

Contrail Insights + Flow Node (x3)

Note: Number of sampled flows: 500K

10

50

300

2 Ethernet ports

Contrail Insights Scale

Number of Contrail Insight NodesNumber of VMsNumber of Compute NodesvCPUsRAM (GB)Disk (TB)

3

10K

300

64

64

2

5

100K

1000

64

128

4

Hardware Requirements for Contrail Networking Release 2008

The following tables list the minimum and total memory and disk requirements for installing Contrail Networking Release 2008.

Baseline Server Requirement for an All-In-One Setup

Baseline for 32 switches.

RolevCPUs (hyper threaded)Memory (GB)Disk (GB)Networking

Contrail Command

4

32

100

1 Ethernet port

Control Host

20

48

350

2 Ethernet ports

Contrail Insights + Flow Node

10

50

300

2 Ethernet ports

Contrail Controller for Object Scale (Number of VLANs)

Baseline for 128 switches.

Number of DevicesNumber of VMIs (2500 VPGs each with 102 VLANs)vCPUs (hyper threaded)RAM (GB)Disk (GB)

128

256K

35

133

350

Baseline Server Requirement for a HA Setup

RolevCPUs (hyper threaded)Memory (GB)/ nodeDisk (GB)/ nodeNetworking

Contrail Command

4

32

100

1 Ethernet port

Control Host (x3)

20

48

350

2 Ethernet ports

Contrail Insights + Flow Node (x3)

Note: Number of sampled flows: 500K

10

50

300

2 Ethernet ports

Contrail Insights Scale

Number of Contrail Insight NodesNumber of VMsNumber of Compute NodesvCPUsRAM (GB)Disk (TB)

3

10K

300

64

64

2

5

100K

1000

64

128

4