This section contains information about supported server models and component configurations.

For information on supported hardware, see VMware Compatibility Guide.

Table 1. Server Configuration for Cloud Foundation

Component

Minimum

Maximum

CPU per server

Dual-socket, 8 cores per socket

Dual-socket, no maximum on cores per socket

Memory per server

256 GB

1.5 TB

Storage per server

4 TB for capacity tier. Follow vSAN guidelines for cache tier sizing as described in VMware Virtual SAN Design and Sizing Guide.

For high performance workload domains, each server to be used in the domain must contain at least 3 capacity tier disks.

8 disks per controller. Follow vSAN guidelines for cache tier sizing as described in VMware Virtual SAN Design and Sizing Guide.

NICs per server

Two 10 GbE NICs and one 1 GbE BMC NIC

Two 10 GbE NICs and one 1 GbE BMC NIC

Servers per rack

Four 1U or 2U servers

32 1U servers or 16 2U servers

Rack

1

8