System Requirements

System requirements for IBM® Cloud Pak for Integration

Overview

Ensure that your servers meet the minimum hardware and software requirements for IBM Cloud Pak for Integration.

Operating systems

The following table lists supported platforms.

Table 1. Supported operating systems
Platform Operating system
Linux® 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.6
  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11

Minimum system requirements

Follow the system requirements for guidance on configuring each node in your cluster. For non-production workloads, worker nodes should be added and configured to provide a combined total number of cores, memory, and disk space to meet the minimum requirements in the table below.

Table 2. Minimum system requirements
Integration capability CPU Memory Disk space
Platform Navigator 0.25 cores 256 Mb
Common Services

Required component installed automatically.

8 cores 32 Gb 40 Gb
Asset Repository

Optional asset management utility.

4.25 cores 8.5 Gb 2 Gb
Operations Dashboard

Optional transaction tracing capability introduced in 2019.3.2.2.

5.95 cores 1.5 Gb 12 Gb
API Lifecycle and Management 

This capability is provided by deploying IBM API Connect. For specific requirements regarding this capability, see the IBM API Connect system requirements

12 cores 48 Gb 550 Gb
Queue Manager 

This capability is provided by deploying IBM MQ. For specific requirements regarding this capability, see the IBM MQ system requirements

1 core 1 Gb 2 Gb
Event Messaging 

This capability is provided by deploying IBM Event Streams. For specific requirements regarding this capability, see the IBM Event Streams system requirements

17.1 cores 29 Gb 1.5 Gb
Application Integration 

This capability is provided by deploying IBM App Connect. For specific requirements regarding this capability, see the IBM App Connect system requirements

1 core 4 Gb 2.3 Gb
DataPower Gateway 

This capability is provided by deploying IBM DataPower Gateway. For specific requirements regarding this capability, see the IBM DataPower Gateway system requirements

4 core 4 Gb No minimum
High Speed File Transfer 

This capability is provided by deploying IBM Aspera. For specific requirements regarding this capability, see the IBM Aspera system requirements

4 cores 4 Gb

This is a minimum configuration. Your system requirements will change based on actual usage.

File systems and storage

The Integration capabilities provided by IBM Cloud Pak for Integration should use persistent storage. The cluster administrator must provide a storage class or persistent volume that can be referenced by the respective integration deployment.

 

The Overview tab of the Helm chart presented during installation of each of the integration capabilities provides information regarding specific storage solutions and versions needed for that capability.