Hardware Requirements

This table outlines hardware and software requirements on x86_64 and IBM Power PC architecture. For installation on ibmz, see Install on IBM Z.

Table 1. Hardware Requirements for x86_64 Architecture
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Minimum 4 dedicated 64-bit CPU cores

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 8 GB

Base Installation Minimum 16 GB

Production Server Minimum 32 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) The default JeOS root partition size of 24 GB is sufficient for this guide

/var/lib/pgsql Minimum 50 GB

/var/spacewalk Minimum 50 GB per SUSE product and 360 GB per Red Hat product

Table 2. Hardware Requirements for IBM POWER8 or POWER9 Architecture
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Minimum 4 dedicated cores

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 8 GB

Base Installation Minimum 16 GB

Production Server Minimum 32 GB

Disk Space:

/ Minimum 100 GB

/var/lib/pgsql Minimum 50 GB

/var/spacewalk Minimum 50 GB per SUSE product and 360 GB per Red Hat product