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Scaling options for OpenPages instances

You can scale OpenPages® by scaling the application server and the database server.

Review the minimum system requirements before you make changes. See System requirements for services.

When you provision an OpenPages instance, you choose a size for the instance. The following table shows the default sizes.

Table 1. Default sizes for OpenPages instances
Size Description
Extra small (XS) 4 vCPUs and 12 GB RAM with one application server and one database server
Use for non-production workloads only.
  • Application server: 2 vCPUs, 4 GB RAM
  • Database server: 2 vCPUs, 8 GB RAM
Small 8 vCPUs and 20 GB RAM with two application servers and one database server
  • Application server 1: 2 vCPUs, 4 GB RAM
  • Application server 2: 2 vCPUs, 4 GB RAM
  • Database server: 4 vCPUs, 12 GB RAM
Medium 16 vCPUs and 40 GB RAM with two application servers and one database server
  • Application server 1: 4 vCPUs, 8 GB RAM
  • Application server 2: 4 vCPUs, 8 GB RAM
  • Database server: 8 vCPUs, 24 GB RAM
Large 32 vCPUs and 80 GB RAM with four application servers and one database server
  • Application server 1: 4 vCPUs, 8 GB RAM
  • Application server 2: 4 vCPUs, 8 GB RAM
  • Application server 3: 4 vCPUs, 8 GB RAM
  • Application server 4: 4 vCPUs, 8 GB RAM
  • Database server: 16 vCPUs, 48 GB RAM
You can scale the instance by updating the size of the application server and the database server.
Note: Run scaling operations when the cluster is quiet.