Solution requirements

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Hardware requirements

Compute: bring your own server

The hardware-agnostic capabilities of Anthos on bare metal allow you to select a compute platform optimized for your use-case. Therefore, your can match your existing infrastructure and reduce capital expenditure.

The following table lists the minimum number of compute hardware components that are required to implement this solution, although the hardware models used can vary based on customer requirements.

Usage Hardware and model Quantity

Admin nodes

Cisco UCS B200

3

Worker nodes

HP Proliant DL360

4

Storage: NetApp ONTAP

The following table lists the minimum number of storage hardware components needed to implement the solution, although the hardware models used can vary based on customer requirements.

Hardware Model Quantity

NetApp AFF

NetApp AFF A300

2 (1 HA pair)

Software requirements

The software versions identified in the following table were used by NetApp and our partners to validate the solution with NetApp, although the software components used can vary based on customer requirements.

Software Purpose Version

Ubuntu

OS on 3 Admins

20.04

OS on Worker4

20.04

OS on Worker3

18.04

CentOS

OS on Worker2

8.2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

OS on Worker1

8.1

Anthos on bare metal

Container Orchestration

1.6.0

NetApp ONTAP

Storage OS

9.7P8

NetApp Trident

Container Storage Management

20.10

Note This multi-OS environment shows the interoperability with supported OS versions of the of Anthos on bare metal solution. We anticipate that customers will standardize on one or a subset of operating systems for deployment.

For Anthos on bare metal hardware and software requirements, see the Anthos on bare metal documentation page.