V11 Service Pack 11
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Hardware Specifications for the CommServe Server

The following hardware requirements are for CommServe servers that are installed on either physical computers or virtual machines, with dedicated resources for the VMs. For more information about system requirements, see System Requirements for CommServe. For information on performance tuning and scalability for your CommCell environment, see Best Practices for the CommCell Environment.

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Medium

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Supports up to 20,000 servers or 50,000 laptops in a single CommCell environment.

Supports up to 2500 servers or 10,000 laptops in a single CommCell environment.

Supports up to 1000 servers or 5000 laptops in a single CommCell environment.

Supports up to 25 servers or 50 laptops in a single CommCell, including MediaAgents.

16 CPU cores

12 CPU cores

8 CPU cores

4 CPU cores

32 to 64 GB RAM

32 GB RAM

16 to 32 GB RAM

8 to 16 GB RAM

300 GB of enterprise class SSD or PCI-E card disk space for CommServe database

300 GB of disk space for CommServe database

150 GB of disk space for CommServe database

100 GB of disk space for CommServe database

The required IOPS are achieved by SSD storage, there is no need to run Iometer tool to measure the IOPS

320+ IOPS with single worker thread

1000+ IOPS with eight worker thread

220+ IOPS with single worker thread

600+ IOPS with eight worker thread

200+ IOPS with single worker thread

350+ IOPS with eight worker thread

Example: Enterprise class SSDs in RAID 5 configuration with one hot spare

Example: Eight, 144 GB, 15K RPM SAS drives, RAID 10

Example: Four, 144 GB, 15K RPM SAS drives, RAID 10

Example: Two, 144 GB, 15K RPM SAS drives, RAID 1

Definitions

Servers are multi-user platforms such as file servers, application servers, or hypervisor hosts.

Laptops are single end-user systems such as laptops, desktops, or virtual machines with installed Commvault software.

Last modified: 8/17/2018 1:36:01 PM