Azure Prerequisites and Resource Requirements
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Warning: Pivotal Container Service (PKS)
v1.4 is no longer supported because it has reached the End
of General Support (EOGS) phase as defined by the
Support Lifecycle Policy.
To stay up to date with the latest software and security updates, upgrade to a supported version.
This topic describes the prerequisites and resource requirements for installing Enterprise Pivotal Container Service (Enterprise PKS) on Microsoft Azure.
Before you install Enterprise PKS, you must do the following:
- Meet Azure subscription requirements. See Subscription Requirements below.
Install one of the following:
- Ops Manager v2.4.2, v2.4.3 or v2.4.13
- Ops Manager v2.5.5 or later
- Ops Manager v2.6.x
For more information, see Install and Configure Ops Manager below.
For Enterprise PKS and Kubernetes services to run correctly, you must have at least a
Note: You use Ops Manager to install and configure Enterprise PKS. Each version of Ops Manager supports multiple versions of Enterprise PKS. To confirm that your Ops Manager version supports the version of Enterprise PKS that you install, see Enterprise PKS Release Notes.
Note: The topics below provide the Terraform procedures for deploying Ops Manager on Azure, not the manual procedures. The Terraform procedures are the currently supported path for deploying Ops Manager on Azure for use with Enterprise PKS.
To install a compatible Ops Manager version, follow the instructions in the table below:
|Ops Manager 2.4|
|Ops Manager 2.5|
|Ops Manager 2.6|
Installing Ops Manager and Enterprise PKS requires the following virtual machines (VMs):
|Pivotal Container Service||2||8 GB||16 GB ^*|
|Pivotal Ops Manager||1||8 GB||120 GB|
|BOSH Director||2||8 GB||16 GB|
Storage Requirements for Large Numbers of Pods
If you expect the cluster workload to run a large number of pods continuously, then increase the size of persistent disk storage allocated to the the Pivotal Container Service VM as follows:
|Number of Pods||Storage (Persistent Disk) Requirement ^*|
|1,000 pods||20 GB|
|5,000 pods||100 GB|
|10,000 pods||200 GB|
|50,000 pods||1,000 GB|
Kubernetes Cluster ResourcesEach Kubernetes cluster provisioned through Enterprise PKS deploys the VMs listed below. If you deploy more than one Kubernetes cluster, you must scale your allocated resources appropriately.
|VM Name||Number||CPU Cores||RAM||Ephemeral Disk||Persistent Disk|
|master||1||2||4 GB||32 GB||5 GB|
|worker||1||2||4 GB||32 GB||50 GB|
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