HP Route Analytics Management Software

System and Device Support Matrix

Software Version: 9.21

August 2013

This document provides an overview of the system requirements and supported devices for HP Route Analytics Management Software (HP RAMS) version 9.21.

To check for recent updates or to verify that you are using the most recent edition, visit this URL: HP Software Product Manuals

This document is intended to augment the Release Notes. You can find both the Support Matrix (RAMS9.21_SupportMatrix.html) and the Release Notes (RAMS9.21_ReleaseNotes.html) at the HP Software Product Manuals web site.

Hardware Requirements

Before installing HP RAMS, make sure that your system meets the following requirements:

Standard Hardware Requirement

Notes:

  1. HP RAMS 9.21 Flow Collector is only supported on the following platforms:

  2. All units are configured with a single logical disk (one file system) using RAID 1+0.

Minimum Hardware Requirement

 

Installation Type

HP ProLiant
 DL360-G6 and DL380-G6
Dual-Core Performance Model

2x Quad-Core 2.93 GHz CPU

 

HP ProLiant
DL380-G7, and DL360-G7
Dual-Core Performance Model

2x Quad-Core 3.33 GHz CPU

HP ProLiant
DL380p-G8, and DL360p-G8
Quad-Core Performance Model

2x Quad-Core 3.33 GHz CPU

Memory

(Minimum)

Disk (minimum)

Redundant

 Power Supply

RAMS/Route Recorder StandAlone (Only for very small, limited, basic installations)

Yes

Yes

Yes

32 GB

4x300 GB No

Flow Analyzer, Modeling Engine, RAMS, or Route Recorder

Yes

Yes

Yes

32 GB

6x300 GB Yes

Flow Collector Minimum Setup

Yes

Yes

Yes 32 GB 6x300 GB Yes

Flow Collector Extended Setup

DL380-G6

DL380-G7

DL380p-G8

32 GB

8x300 GB Yes

 

Scalability Matrix

Performance of a Route Recorder

Performance of a Flow Collector

Performance of a Flow Analyzer

No. of Flow Collector

No. of Reports

1

Less than 75,000

10

1,000,000

25

228,000

50

Less than 100,000

Performance of a Flow Analyzer is disk bound hence, newer platforms with larger disk arrays will perform better.

Performance of DB

Inserts to database per second

10K

Alerts per 30 seconds

100

Database first time loading

Database Type

Time (in seconds)

Large MPLS VPN database (RAEI)

54

Very Large IPv4 database (Verizon)

98

Others

10 or less

 Memory Requirement

Memory for Flow Collector

Size of Traffic Deployment

Size of Routing Model

Large

3 GB or more

Medium

2 GB or more

Small

1 GB or more

Memory Sizing of Modeling Engines

Memory used for loading a topology model with varying numbers of prefixes

BGP/ IP Prefixes (In thousands)

Memory (In GB)

6,000

2.9

8,500

3.4

20,000

12.1

Memory used for loading a topology model and opening the prefix table with varying numbers of prefixes

BGP/ IP Prefixes (In thousands)

Memory (In GB)

6,000

4.1

8,000

5.4

10,000

12.4

15,000

17.1

20,000

23.5

 

 

Examples

Following example is for HP-Proliant G8 series:

Minimum Hardware Configuration for Flow Collector
Hardware

Quantity

665553-B21 HP DL380p Gen8 8-LFF CTO Server

1

662216-B21 HP DL380p Gen8 Intel Xeon E5-2643 (3.3GHz/4-core/10MB/130W) Processor Kit

2

690802-B21 HP 8GB 2Rx4 PC3-12800R-11 Kit **

2

652615-B21 HP 450GB 6G SAS 15K 3.5in SC ENT HDD

6

652238-B21 HP 9.5mm SATA DVD-ROM JackBlack Optical Drive

1

503296-B21 HP 460W CS Gold Ht Plg Pwr Supply Kit **

1

587491-L21  Six-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor X5660 (2.80 GHz, 12MB L3 Cache, 95W, DDR3-1333, HT, Turbo 2/2/3/3)

2

 

Hardware Configuration for Flow Analyzer, Modeling Engine, RAMS, and Route Recorder
Hardware Quantity
665553-B21 HP DL380p Gen8 8-LFF CTO Server

1

662216-B21 HP DL380p Gen8 Intel Xeon E5-2643 (3.3GHz/4-core/10MB/130W) Processor Kit

2

690802-B21 HP 8GB 2Rx4 PC3-12800R-11 Kit **

2

652615-B21 HP 450GB 6G SAS 15K 3.5in SC ENT HDD

6

652238-B21 HP 9.5mm SATA DVD-ROM JackBlack Optical Drive

1

503296-B21 HP 460W CS Gold Ht Plg Pwr Supply Kit **

1

 

RAMS Standalone/Route Recorder Hardware Configuration
Hardware Quantity
665553-B21 HP DL380p Gen8 8-LFF CTO Server

1

662216-B21 HP DL380p Gen8 Intel Xeon E5-2643 (3.3GHz/4-core/10MB/130W) Processor Kit

1

690802-B21 HP 8GB 2Rx4 PC3-12800R-11 Kit **

1

652615-B21 HP 450GB 6G SAS 15K 3.5in SC ENT HDD

4

652238-B21 HP 9.5mm SATA DVD-ROM JackBlack Optical Drive

1

503296-B21 HP 460W CS Gold Ht Plg Pwr Supply Kit **

1

 

Flow Collector (Large Traffic Deployments) Extended Hardware Configuration (Minimum)
Hardware Quantity
665553-B21 HP DL380p Gen8 8-LFF CTO Server

1

662216-B21 HP DL380p Gen8 Intel Xeon E5-2643 (3.3GHz/4-core/10MB/130W) Processor Kit

2

690802-B21 HP 8GB 2Rx4 PC3-12800R-11 Kit **

2

652615-B21 HP 450GB 6G SAS 15K 3.5in SC ENT HDD

8

652238-B21 HP 9.5mm SATA DVD-ROM JackBlack Optical Drive

1

503296-B21 HP 460W CS Gold Ht Plg Pwr Supply Kit **

1

Addtional Add-On cards supported:

455885-001 HP-BLC 10GB SR SFP Optical Transceiver

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