Technical details

Software requirements

  • Requires VMware licenses

Hardware requirements

E-series VxRail nodes - minimum requirements:

  • 4 nodes
  • 128 cores
  • 1,536 GB RAM
  • 15.36 TB storage (raw)
  • 2x 10Gb Top of Rack switches (4148 or 5148)
  • External storage options available - scalable to PB

Technical specifications

Dell EMC VxRail is a VMware-based HCI that provides a cost-effective and high-performing infrastructure foundation on which to run critical business applications. It is built on modular building blocks powered by the best in class VxRail HCI System Software, allowing customers to start small and grow, scaling capacity and performance easily and non-disruptively from 3 to 64 nodes in a cluster.

  • OpenShift runs on virtual machines
  • Allows for VSAN storage
  • Allows for smaller implementations with less physical bare metal
  • Allows legacy VM applications to run in the same environment
  • Easier to scale
  • Data protection options available
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