Virtual machine requirements

In a production environment, the virtual machines for StorageGRID Webscale grid nodes must meet different requirements, depending on the types of nodes.

The maximum tested LUN size is 39 TB.

Node Type vCPU RAM Storage
Admin Node 8 24 GB

100 GB LUN for OS

200 GB LUN for Admin Node tables

200 GB LUN for Admin Node audit log

Storage Node 8 24 GB

100 GB LUN for OS

1 to 16 Storage LUNs, as required

API Gateway Node 8 24 GB 100 GB LUN for OS
Archive Node 8 24 GB 100 GB LUN for OS
Note: You must provide at least 8 vCPUs per node, whether or not hyperthreading is enabled on the underlying physical ESX hosts.

See "Storage and performance requirements" for more information.