Maintenance Notification:
On next Monday August 5th 2019 starting at 7am CEST we will conduct some maintenance. You might encounter some issues using the Exasol User Portal and Issue Tracker! We will restore the Exasol User Portal and Issue Tracker before 9am CEST on Monday August 5th 2019.

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To qualify for certification by EXASOL, your hardware must fulfill the below requirements. 

Database Nodes - Requirements
  • Hardware must be certified/compatible for CentOS/RHEL (RHEL version 7.x, see
  • At least 16 GiB of memory with multi-bit ECC support
  • Have one of the following configurations:
    • hardware RAID controller w. BBU, cache and SAS hard drives recommended, or
    • a SAN system with full hardware transparency
  • Professional hardware support
  • IPMI controller with usable System Event Log (SEL, necessary for minimal hardware monitoring)
  • CentOS/RHEL-supported network interfaces

Further recommendations:

  • Intel CPUs (optimal in 2 socket boards) with support for SSSE3
  • Redundant power supply units
  • Management controller with KVM (such as iLO or iDRAC) – this is necessary if EXASOL will provide you with remote support.
Switches - Requirements
  • Managed switches only
  • IEEE 802.1Q capable (VLAN)
  • Minumum bandwith: 1GbE full duplex ports
  • Recommended: 10GbE full duplex ports for cluster internal network
  • Recommended: enough overall bandwith on uplink ports to create a failover network
Management Server
  • Hardware must be able to boot CentOS/RHEL
  • Minimum 200 GiB RAID-1 mirrored HDD
  • Network:
    • less than 12 nodes: 3 x 1GbE NICs
    • 12 or more nodes: 2 x 10GbE NICs