Before you begin

Before you start the cluster deployment, verify that your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements for an OpenStack-based management cluster.

Note

For the bootstrap node, you can use any local machine running Ubuntu 18.04 with the following resources:

  • 2 vCPUs

  • 4 GB of RAM

  • 5 GB of available storage

Minimum hardware requirements for a management cluster

Resource

Requirement

# of nodes

4 (3 for HA + 1 for Bastion)

# of vCPUs

25 (8 per node + 1 for Bastion)

RAM in GB

49 (16 per node + 1 for Bastion)

Storage in GB

360 (120 per node)

OpenStack version

Queens

Obligatory OpenStack components

Octavia, Cinder, OVS

# of Cinder volumes

7 (total 110 GB)

# of load balancers

10

# of floating IPs

11

Minimum software requirements for a management cluster

Software

Version

Operating system distribution

Ubuntu 18.04

Docker

Current version available for Ubuntu 18.04