Capacity Planning

Supported Linux distributions

We support the server editions of the following distributions or operating systems:

  • Debian 7.7+

  • Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04 / 20.04

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7+

  • CentOS 7+

  • Oracle Linux 7+

Plotly has the most experience supporting Ubuntu 18.04 and RHEL/CentOS 7, but any of the above are acceptable. If multiple editions exist, choose the server edition and not the desktop edition.

Server Minimum Requirements

To install Dash Enterprise using this method, you need root access to a server that meets the below requirements:

Note that the following minimum requirements serve as a primary guide, please refer to one of the guides linked below for a proper capacity planning.

  • 64-bit Linux server

  • 14 CPU (or vCPU) cores ()

  • 29 GB RAM and 29 GB swap space

  • 2 TB disk space

    • If your team is larger or smaller, feel free to scale this number up or down as needed, but never make it less than 200 GB

  • 100 GB minimum available disk space for the Docker data directory (defaults to /var/lib/docker)

  • 20 GB minimum available disk space for the Server Manager data directory (/var/lib/replicated)