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Base and Plus Configurations for Intel® Select Solutions for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Ingredient Intel® Select Solutions for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Base Configuration Intel Select Solutions for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Plus Configuration
Control-plane Node (Bastion Node + Three Master Nodes + Two Infrastructure Nodes)
Platform 6 x Intel® Server Board S2600WFT or the OEM’s chosen platform 6 x Intel Server Board S2600WFT or the OEM’s chosen platform
Per-platform Components
Processor

2 x Intel® Xeon® Silver 4114 processor (2.20 GHz,

10 cores, 20 threads), Intel® Xeon® Silver 4214

processor (2.20 GHz, 12 cores, 24 threads), or a

higher number Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

2 x Intel Xeon Silver 4114 processor (2.20 GHz,

10 cores, 20 threads), Intel Xeon Silver 4214

processor (2.20 GHz, 12 cores, 24 threads), or a

higher number Intel Xeon Scalable processor

Memory 192 GB or higher (12 x 16 GB DDR4-2400) 192 GB or higher (12 x 16 GB DDR4-2400)
Boot Drive1 2 x Intel® SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) RAID1
2 x Intel SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) RAID1
Storage Host Bus Adapter (HBA) Controller Per Node1 Intel® RAID Module RMSP3HD080E Intel RAID Module RMSP3HD080E
Remote Management Module Per Node1 Intel® Remote Management Module 4 Lite (Intel® RMM4 Lite) 2 AXXRMM4LITE2
Intel Remote Management Module 4 Lite 2 AXXRMM4LITE2
Data Network Per Node1 10 Gb Intel® Ethernet Connection X722 with the Intel®
Ethernet Converged Network Connection OCP X527-
DA2 (X527DA2OCPG1P5)
or
10 Gb Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter (Intel® Ethernet CNA)
X710, dual-port SFP+ ML2d
10 Gb Intel Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter X710, dual-port SFP+ ML2
or
25 Gb Intel Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter XXV710-DA2, dual-port SFP28
Management Network Per Node Integrated 1 GbE Integrated 1 GbE
Minimum of Four Application Nodes
Platform 4 x Intel Server Board S2600WFT or the OEM’s chosen platform 4 x Intel Server Board S2600WFT or the OEM’s chosen platform
Processor 2 x Intel Xeon Silver 4114 processor (2.20 GHz,
10 cores, 20 threads), Intel Xeon Silver 4214
processor (2.20 GHz, 12 cores, 24 threads), or a
higher number Intel Xeon Scalable processor
2 x Intel® Xeon Gold 6138 processor (2.00 GHz,
20 cores, 40 threads), Intel® Xeon Gold 6238
processor (2.10 GHz, 22 cores, 44 threads), or a
higher number Intel Xeon Scalable processor
Memory 256 GB or higher (8 x 32 GB DDR4-2400) 256 GB or higher (8 x 32 GB DDR4-2400)
Boot Drive1 2 x Intel® SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) RAID1
2 x Intel SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) RAID1
Storage HBA Controller Per Node1 Intel® RAID Module RMSP3HD080E Intel RAID Module RMSP3HD080E
Remote Management Module Per Node1 Intel Remote Management Module 4 Lite 2 AXXRMM4LITE2 Intel Remote Management Module 4 Lite 2 AXXRMM4LITE2
Data Tier Per Node1 1 x 4 TB Intel® SSD DC P4500 Series (NVM Express [NVMe]) 1 x 4 TB Intel SSD DC P4500 Series (NVMe)
Data Network Per Node1 10 Gb Intel Ethernet Connection X722 with the Intel
Ethernet Converged Network Connection OCP X527-
DA2 (X527DA2OCPG1P5)
or
10 Gb Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter
X710, dual-port SFP+ ML2
10 Gb Intel Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter X710, dual-port SFP+ ML2
or
25 Gb Intel Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter XXV710-DA2, dual-port SFP28
Management Network Per Node Integrated 1 GbE Integrated 1 GbE
Minimum of Three Storage Nodes
Platform 3 x Intel® Server Board S2600WFT or the OEM’s chosen platform 3 x Intel Server Board S2600WFT or the OEM’s chosen platform
Processor 2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 5115 processor (2.20 GHz,
10 cores, 20 threads), Intel® Xeon® Gold 5215 processor
(2.50 GHz, 10 cores, 20 threads), or a higher number
Intel Xeon Scalable processor
2 x Intel Xeon Gold 6138 processor (2.00 GHz,
20 cores, 40 threads), Intel Xeon Gold 6238
processor (2.10 GHz, 22 cores, 44 threads), or a
higher number Intel Xeon Scalable processor
Memory 256 GB or higher (8 x 32 GB DDR4-2400) 256 GB or higher (8 x 32 GB DDR4-2400)
Boot Drive1 2 x Intel® SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) RAID1
2 x Intel SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) RAID1
Storage HBA Controller Per Node1 Intel RAID Module RMSP3HD080E Intel RAID Module RMSP3HD080E
Storage Expander Node1 Intel® Storage Expander RES3TV360 Intel Storage Expander RES3TV360
Remote Management Module Per Node1 Intel Remote Management Module 4 Lite 2 AXXRMM4LITE2 Intel Remote Management Module 4 Lite 2 AXXRMM4LITE2
Data Tier Per Node 16 x 3.8 TB Intel® SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series
2.5-inch (Serial ATA [SATA])
16 x 3.8 TB Intel SSD DC S4500/S4510
2.5-inch (SATA)
Data Network Per Node1 10 Gb Intel Ethernet Connection X722 with the Intel Ethernet Converged Network Connection OCP X527-DA2
or
10 Gb Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter
X710, dual-port SFP+ ML2
10 Gb Intel Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter X710, dual-port SFP+ ML2
or
25 Gb Intel Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter XXV710-DA2, dual-port SFP28
Software
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and RHEL Atomic Host
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform*
Red Hat container-native storage
iPXE environment
Red Hat Ansible automation
HAProxy
Applies to All Nodes
Management Network Per Node Integrated 1 GbE Integrated 1 GbE
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) TPM 2.0 discrete or frmware TPM (Intel® Platform Trust Technology [Intel PTT])
TPM 2.0 discrete or frmware TPM (Intel PTT)
Firmware and Software Optimizations Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel HT Technology) enabled Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled Intel Speed Shift Technology, Hardware P-states (HWP) native Intel Turbo Boost Technology/HWP energy performance preference (EPP)/energy performance bias (EPB) settings balanced Three-way mirroring, with the least overhead on processing power1
Updated to all available patches1
Keepalived (open source)
Intel HT Technology enabled Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled Intel Speed Shift technology, HWP native Intel Turbo Boost Technology/HWP EPP/EPB settings balanced Three-way mirroring, with the least overhead on processing power1 Updated to all available patches1
Keepalived (open source)
Minimum Performance Standards
Verified to meet or exceed the following minimum performance capabilities:
Minimum Number of Magento Instances Workloads Deployed to All Application Nodes 32 72
Number of Sysbench Pods (Deployed to Two Infrastructure Nodes) 32 72
Minimum Number of Concurrent Users (Apache Jmeter Benchmark [user Web Traffic] Deployed to Bastion Node) 725 1,400
Application Throughput (Average Number of Transactions Per Second) 310 620
Business Value of Choosing a Plus Configuration Over a Base Configuration
The Plus configuration can support 2.25x more concurrent workloads and 1.9x more concurrent users, with 2x faster response
times, compared to a Base configuration.

Product and Performance Information

1Recommended, not required.