Pivotal Container Service v1.2

AWS Prerequisites and Resource Requirements

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This topic describes the prerequisites and resource requirements for installing Pivotal Container Service (PKS) on Amazon Web Services (AWS).


Before you install PKS, you must install Ops Manager v2.2.2 and later or v2.3.1 and later.

Note: Each version of PKS supports multiple versions of Ops Manager. To confirm that PKS supports your Ops Manager version, see PKS Release Notes.

To install an Ops Manager version that is compatible with the PKS version you intend to use, follow the instructions in the corresponding version of the Ops Manager documentation.

If you want to install Ops Manager v2.2, follow the instructions below:

If you want to install Ops Manager v2.3, follow the instructions below:

Resource Requirements

Installing PKS deploys the following virtual machines (VMs):

VM CPU RAM Storage
Pivotal Container Service 2 8 GB 16 GB
Pivotal Ops Manager 1 8 GB 160 GB
BOSH Director 2 8 GB 16 GB

Each Kubernetes cluster provisioned through 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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