Azure Prerequisites and Resource Requirements
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Warning: VMware Enterprise PKS v1.6 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 VMware Enterprise PKS on Microsoft Azure.
Before installing Enterprise PKS:
Review the sections below.
Install and configure Ops Manager. To install Ops Manager, follow the instructions in Installing and Configuring Ops Manager on Azure.
For Enterprise PKS and Kubernetes services to run correctly, you must have at least a
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 Pivotal Container Service VM as follows:
|Number of Pods||Storage (Persistent Disk) Requirements|
|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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