Hardware System Requirements for Trial Demo Deployment of Aternity on-premise (up to 66 devices)

The trial POC demo deployment of Aternity on-premise is an 'all-in-one' configuration which supports up to 66 monitored devices or virtual desktops, but NO virtual application sessions, and a single Aternity user. It also assumes one monitored managed application per device which monitors the application's resource usage.

Trial deployment for Aternity on-premise

Hardware Specifications for Small Deployment

The trial deployment requires the following hardware specifications:

Component Minimum Memory (RAM) Minimum CPU Free disk space Additional configuration

Aternity Management Server


Xeon E3 family

2 cores

2 GHz


JVM heap size: (learn more)



ActiveMQ JVM Heap Size: 1G

Aternity Dashboard Server

For less standard hardware configurations, see the installation instructions and hardware best practices from Tableau. To deploy on a virtual machine, you must guarantee the CPU and memory requirements.


Xeon E5 family

4 Cores

2.4-3.6 GHz

60GB (SSD)

Number of processes: (learn more)

VizQL Server: 1

Application Server: 1

Backgrounder: 1

You must also install each server with the required operating system and other software. For details, see the system and software requirements for each server.

Sizing for a Trial Deployment

Contact Customer Services to help you estimate the size of your deployment, by calculating the following values:

Deployment Max # devices and VDIs # virtual sessions # virtual servers PRC WPM AR/min Non-WPM AR/min Discovery AR/min Aternity users

Trial Aternity deployment (see hardware requirements)










  • # devices and VDIs is the maximum number of monitored physical devices and virtual desktop VDIs (not their hypervisors) which report their performance to Aternity at the same time.

  • # virtual sessions is the maximum number of monitored virtual application sessions reporting their performance to Aternity at the same time.

    # virtual servers is the maximum number of virtual application servers (like Citrix XenApp) or RDP servers, which generate the monitored virtual sessions.

  • PRC is the average number of PRC monitors per device, averaged over 24 hours. By default, devices report PRC once an hour.

  • AR/min is the maximum number of activity response times reported per device per minute at peak times. There are two types:

  • Discovery AR/min The average number of applications which are actively in use simultaneously on a device per minute, which report discovery data (like usage time, wait time and UXI).

  • Aternity users The number of users who simultaneously update the display of a dashboard or perform a major administration feature.