The hardware requirements are based on the number of VMs used for each component. For example, two VMs are used for load balancing, each of which requires two vCPUs for a total requirement of four vCPUs.

Component

VMs

vCPU

vRAM (GB)

vDisk Space (GB)

Integrated OpenStack Manager

1

2 (2 per VM)

4 (4 per VM)

25

Load balancing service

2

4 (2 per VM)

8 (4 per VM)

40 (20 per VM)

Database service

3

12 (4 per VM)

48 (16 per VM)

240 (80 per VM)

Memory cache service

2

4 (2 per VM)

32 (16 per VM)

40 (20 per VM)

Message queue service

2

8 (4 per VM)

32 (16 per VM)

40 (20 per VM)

Controllers

2

16 (8 per VM)

32 (16 per VM)

160 (80 per VM)

Compute service (Nova CPU)

1

2 (2 per VM)

4 (4 per VM)

20 (20 per VM)

DHCP service

2

8 (4 per VM)

32 (16 per VM)

40 (20 per VM)

TOTAL

15

56

192

605

Note

The optional Object Storage (Swift) is installed separately post-installation and is not included in the above requirements. See Adding OpenStack Components and Features.