Deployer 3.02.01 - Requirements - Teradata Vantage on VMware

Teradata Vantage™ on VMware Developer Tier Getting Started Guide

Teradata Vantage on VMware
Deployer 3.02.01
February 2020

The minimum requirements for hardware, Teradata software, and virtualization software are described in the table below.

Component Minimum Requirements (unless noted)
  • Advanced SQL Engine (TPA): 2 or 4

    By default, there are 2. You can change it to 4 by setting the PhysicalCoresPerTPA to 2 in the file. See The File.

  • Data Stream Controller: 4
  • Teradata Ecosystem Manager: 4
  • Teradata Viewpoint: 1
  • Server Management: 2
  • Advanced SQL Engine (TPA): 8 GiB
  • Data Stream Controller: 16 GiB
  • Teradata Ecosystem Manager: 32 GiB
  • Teradata Viewpoint: 16 GiB
  • Server Management (CMIC): 16 GiB
Datastores for database storage Minimum: 1 datastore where all the TPA VMs are deployed on the same datastore. Maximum: 2 datastores where the maximum number (2) of TPA VMs are deployed on different datastores. For each TPA VM, all of its virtual disks for the database are created on the same datastore where the VM is deployed.
Datastore formatting VMFS 5 file system
Datastore space for template deployment Total size of all drives in each image:
  • Advanced SQL Engine (TPA): 200 GB
  • Data Stream Controller: 500 GB
  • Teradata Ecosystem Manager: 500 GB
  • Teradata Viewpoint: 450 GB
  • Server Management (CMIC): 26 GB
RAID RAID-1 LUNs recommended.
Server Dell PowerEdge R720xd/R730xd, or an HP Gen9 or similar system.

Hyper-threading (HT) must be enabled.

  • BYNET®: Two 10 GB networks to support redundancy
  • Server Management: Two 10 GB separate (isolated) physical networks for CMIC connectivity
  • DSC: 10 GB separate network
VM deployment sizes
  • Advanced SQL Engine (TPA): 200 GB (187 GiB)
  • Data Stream Controller: 500 GB
  • Teradata Ecosystem Manager: 500 GB
  • Server Management (CMIC): 26 GB
  • Teradata Viewpoint: 456 GB
VMware ESXi ESXi 5.5 release 2 and later
VMware licensing A full VMware vSphere 6.0 license or VMware vSphere Essentials 6.0 license for at least one physical CPU (unlimited cores per CPU)
VMware vCenter vCenter 5.5 release 2 and later
VMware vSphere Client
  • VMware vSphere Client version 5.5 release 2 and later, using the Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) Web browser. Other browsers may not work properly with the VMware vSphere Client.
  • Server:
    • 64 bit Windows Server 2012 R2
    • 64 bit Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Workstation:
    • 64 bit Windows 8.1
    • 64 bit Windows 7 SP1
VMware vSphere vSwitches One vSphere standard vSwitch for public network.
One extra vSphere standard vSwitch for DSC network.
  • PowerCLI 5.5 and later
  • Windows .Net Framework 4.5
  • Windows PowerShell 4 and later
  • Requires either a Windows workstation or laptop to run PowerCLI against the vCenter