System Requirements for VMware Products 2020

Most system (hardware) requirements on a single page. I hope it will be useful to you. I also have added the links to the source.

vSphere vCenter Server Appliances 7.0 (VCSA)

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/7.0/com.vmware.vcenter.install.doc/GUID-457EAE1F-B08A-4E64-8506-8A3FA84A0446.html

ProductSizevCPUvRAMStorageComment
vCenter VCSAtiny212 GB315 GB10 hosts and 100 VMs
default storage
vCenter VCSAtiny-lstorage212 GB1390 GB10 hosts and 100 VMs
large storage
vCenter VCSAtiny-xlstorage212 GB3145 GB10 hosts and 100 VMs
x-large storage
 
vCenter VCSAsmall419 GB380 GB100 hosts and 1,000 VMs
default storage
vCenter VCSAsmall-lstorage419 GB1435 GB100 hosts and 1,000 VMs
large storage
vCenter VCSAsmall-xlstrorage419 GB3195 GB100 hosts and 1,000 VMs
x-large storage
 
vCenter VCSAmedium828 GB600 GB400 hosts and 4,000 VMs
default storage
vCenter VCSAmedium-storage828 GB1600 GB400 hosts and 4,000 VMs
large storage
vCenter VCSAmedium-xlstorage828 GB3360 GB400 hosts and 4,000 VMs
large storage
 
vCenter VCSAlarge1637 GB965 GB1,000 hosts and 10,000 VMs
default storage
vCenter VCSAlarge-lstorage1637 GB1665 GB1,000 hosts and 10,000 VMs
large storage
vCenter VCSAlarge-xlstorage1637 GB3425 GB1,000 hosts and 10,000 VMs
x-large storage
 
vCenter VCSAxlarge2456 GB1705 GB2,000 hosts and 35,000 VMs
default storage
vCenter VCSAxlarge-lstorage2456 GB1805 GB2,000 hosts and 35,000 VMs
large storage
vCenter VCSAlarge-xlstorage2456 GB3565 GB2,000 hosts and 35,000 VMs
x-large storage
 

NSX Data Center for vSphere, 6.4

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-Data-Center-for-vSphere/6.4/com.vmware.nsx.install.doc/GUID-311BBB9F-32CC-4633-9F91-26A39296381A.html

ProductSizevCPUvRAMStorage
NSX Managerregular416 GB60 GB
NSX Managerlarge824 GB60 GB
 
NSX ControllerCompact1512 MB1 x 584 MB
1 x 512 MB
NSX ControllerLarge21GB1 x 584 MB
1 x 512 MB
NSX ControllerQuad-Large42 GB
1 x 584 MB
1 x 512 MB
NSX ControllerX-Large68 GB1 x 584 MB
1 x 2 GB
1 x 256 MB
 
Guest IntrospectionN/A22 GB5 GB (Provisioned space is 6.26 GB)

NSX-T Data Center, 3.0

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-T-Data-Center/3.0/installation/GUID-14183A62-8E8D-43CC-92E0-E8D72E198D5A.html

ProductSizevCPUvRAMStorageComment
NSX ManagerExtra Small28 GB200 GBCloud Service Manager Only
NSX ManagerSmall416 GB200 GBFor Lab or PoC
NSX ManagerMedium624 GB200 GB
NSX ManagerLarge1248 GB300 GB
 
NSX Edge VMSmall24 GB300 GBFor Lab or PoC
NSX Edge VMMedium48 GB300 GBTypical Production Environment
NSX Edge VMLarge832 GB200 GBTypical Production Env w/ Load Balancing
NSX Edge VMExtra Large864 GB200 GBTypical Production Env w/ Load Balancing

vRealize Operations Manager 8.1

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/78495

For storage requirements please see Sizing Guideline Spreadsheet attached to above link.

ProductSizevCPUvRAM
vRealize Operations NodeExtra Small28 GB
vRealize Operations NodeSmall416 GB
vRealize Operations NodeMedium832 GB
vRealize Operations NodeLarge1648 GB
vRealize Operations NodeExtra Large24128 GB
 
Remote Collector (RC)Standard24 GB
Remote Collector (RC)Large416 GB

vRealize Log Insight 8.1

https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Log-Insight/8.1/com.vmware.log-insight.getting-started.doc/GUID-F73595DC-1511-4A19-9AE4-02C8FEDF5CF5.html

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/60355

For storage requirements please see Sizing Calculate attached to above link.

ProductSizevCPUvRAMComment
vRealize Log InsightExtra Small24Log ingest Rate: 6 GB/day
Events per Second: 400
vRealize Log InsightSmall48Log ingest Rate: 30 GB/day
Events per Second: 2000
vRealize Log InsightMedium816Log ingest Rate: 75 GB/day
Events per Second: 5000
vRealize Log InsightLarge1632Log ingest Rate: 225 GB/day
Events per Second: 15000

vRealize Orchestrator 8.1

https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Orchestrator/8.1/com.vmware.vrealize.orchestrator-install-config.doc/GUID-EFC070D9-B758-4488-B07B-91341F43E0C2.html

ProductvCPUvRAMStorage
vRealize Orchestrator412 GB200 GB

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.1

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vRealize-Suite-Lifecycle-Manager/8.1/com.vmware.vrsuite.lcm.8.1.doc/GUID-604B1E81-FBBA-4884-A13B-B97D5EF9FDA9.html

ProductvCPUvRAMStorageComment
Lifecycle Manager26 GB48 GBThick Provisioned

vRealize Automation 8.1

https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Automation/8.1/installing-vrealize-automation-easy-installer/GUID-05625E1B-A1E8-408E-A87A-97DABA914CE5.html

ProductvCPUvRAMStorageComment
vRealize Automation Appliance1240 GB222 GB
Identity Manager26 GB60 GB

Published by txusa

VMware Certified Design Expert - VCDX 92. VMware Architect, automation enthusiast.

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