Server and VMware Specifications

Unifier Server and VMware Technical Specifications

RAM: 16 GB min. or 32 GB recommended

INTEL CORES: 4 min. or 8 recommended

DISK I/O: NO RAID 5 configuration for this VMware setup. Speed must be equivalent to single or mirrored disks with at least 20-25 Mbytes/s min., or 40-45 Mbytes/s recommended random write speed. The VMDK appliance image will expand to a total footprint of 150 GB which includes OS, Logging drive and swap disk. A short-term image cache drive should be provisioned between 300 GB – 500 GB depending on customer requirements, and actual imaging volumes. This should be a fast disk, preferably SSD. High Availability configuration is always recommended.

In addition, the Server Specifications PDF answers questions about the following:

  • How to load balance
  • Recommended configuration
  • Adding Unifier
  • How to scale out Unifier for larger study volumes