Choose Aternity Sizing and Hardware System Requirements

Aternity on-premise supports a wide range of deployments with different hardware sizing and network layouts, depending on the number of devices you intend to monitor for performance:

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You must also choose the topology, where to place the components in your network. Aternity supports three types of deployment topologies: local, centralized or distributed. Learn more.

  • (Up to 1000 devices) The Management Server computer has ALL the following: Oracle Database Server, Data Warehouse Server, and Aggregation Server, all on the same computer.

  • (Less than 20,000 devices) The Oracle Database Server is standalone. The Management Server computer has ALL the following: the Data Warehouse Server, and Aggregation Server.

  • (Less than 40,000 devices) The standalone servers are: Oracle Database Server and Aggregation Server. The Management Server computer has the Data Warehouse Server.

  • (Above 40,000 devices) The standalone servers are: Oracle Database Server, Management Server, Data Warehouse Server and Aggregation Server.

Size of deployment Description

Trial deployment (up to 1000 devices)

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Trial POC deployment for Aternity on-premise

In the trial deployment, the Aternity Management Server hosts Oracle Database Server, Data Warehouse Server, and Aggregation Server.

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Small deployment (up to 30,000 devices)

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Small Aternity deployment

In the small deployment, the Aternity Management Server hosts Data Warehouse Server.

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Medium deployments (up to 60,000 devices)

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Medium sized Aternity deployment

Aternity requires one Aggregation Server per 40,000 monitored devices and one Vertica Database Server node per 25,000 monitored devices. So, calculate the number of servers you need following the amount of monitored devices in your organization.

Data Warehouse Server should be deployed on a dedicated machine separately from other Aternity servers in deployments with more than 40,000 monitored devices.

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Large deployments (up to 110,000 devices

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Large Aternity deployment

Aternity requires one Aggregation Server per 40,000 monitored devices and one Vertica Database Server node per 25,000 monitored devices. So, calculate the number of servers you need following the amount of monitored devices in your organization.

Data Warehouse Server should be deployed on a dedicated machine separately from other Aternity servers in deployments with more than 40,000 monitored devices.

For details about the hardware specifications, learn more.

X-large deployments (up to 160,000 devices)

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X-large Aternity deployment

Aternity requires one Aggregation Server per 40,000 monitored devices and one Vertica Database Server node per 25,000 monitored devices. So, calculate the number of servers you need following the amount of monitored devices in your organization.

Data Warehouse Server should be deployed on a dedicated machine separately from other Aternity servers in deployments with more than 40,000 monitored devices.

For details about the hardware specifications, learn more.

XX-large deployments (up to 220,000 devices)

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XX-large Aternity deployment

Aternity requires one Aggregation Server per 40,000 monitored devices and one Vertica Database Server node per 25,000 monitored devices. So, calculate the number of servers you need following the amount of monitored devices in your organization.

Data Warehouse Server should be deployed on a dedicated machine separately from other Aternity servers in deployments with more than 40,000 monitored devices.

For details about the hardware specifications, learn more.