Hardware Support

Zetastack can be installed on pretty much any 64-bit X86 system on which Linux can be installed on.

Zetastack can run on a single node. You'll need at least 3 nodes to create a cluster.

Supported

Most servers are supported.

Not Supported

We don't support these.

[*] other than for basic evaluation - we will not support the installation on virtual machines in production environments.

Minimum Requirements

Single node:

Cluster node:

[1] multiple interfaces can be bonded together for the VM traffic.

[2] the management NIC can be used for node communication if you do not have enough interfaces.

[3] we recommend 10Gbe or better.

Disk Controllers

Any disk controller supported by Linux will work.

This includes:

Disk Devices

Any disk device supported by Linux will work.

This includes:

The software supports hot-swapping of disk devices if your hardware does.

NVMe Support

We have full support for NVMe flash devices.

This includes using NVMe devices for the operating system and for VM storage.

Multiple NVMe devices can be grouped to create a single pool of storage.

CPU Vulnerabilities

Zetastack provides mitigation for the following CPU vulnerabilities:

Description CVE Name
Meltdown CVE-2017-5754 Rogue data cache load (RDCL)
Spectre V1 CVE-2017-5753 Bounds check bypass (BCB)
Spectre V2 CVE-2017-5715 Branch target injection (BTI)

Additional Support

We have additional support for the monitoring and management of certain hardware.

RAID Controllers

Monitoring for disk failure and web based configuration for these RAID controllers:

Power Supplies

Monitoring for power consumption and module failure for these power supplies:

UPS

Monitoring for battery level and graceful cluster shutdown for these UPSes: