Compatibility Matrices

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The compatibility matrices detail supported platforms in recent versions of Eucalyptus software. Below you will find details for supported version 4.1, along with one version back for reference (4.0). Please refer to the product life cycle for currently supported versions and dates.

Eucalyptus 4.1:

Compute Compatibility

Operating System and Hypervisors
Version
Architecture
CentOS+KVM 6.6 x86_64
RHEL+KVM 6.6 x86_64

Guest Operating Systems

Operating System Type
Version/Edition
Architecture
Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise i386/x86_64
Windows Server 2008 Datacenter i386/x86_64
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter i386/x86_64
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter x86_64
Windows 7 Professional x86_64
All Modern Linux Distributions RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, SLES, OpenSUSE, etc. i386/x86_64

Network Modes

Networking Mode
Compatibility Description
Edge

Layer 2 and 3 VM isolation; uses built-in DHCP service

Requires that any external DHCP service be isolated from Eucalyptus VMs

Managed Layer 2 and 3 VM isolation; uses built-in DHCP service

Requires a cloud switch to forward a configurable range of VLAN-tagged packets, and requires that any external DHCP service be isolated from Eucalyptus VMs
Managed (No VLAN) Layer 3 VM isolation; uses built-in DHCP service and requires that any external DHCP service be isolated from Eucalyptus VMs.

 

Object Storage Compatibility

Storage Array
Type and Series
Version
High Availability
Support Notes
RiakCS Open Source Enterprise 1.5.1 Yes  

 

Elastic Block Storage Compatibility

Storage Array
Type and Series
Version
High Availability
Support Notes
NetApp

FAS 2000 series

FAS 3000 series

FAS 6000 series

OnTAPi 7.3.3 or higher, 7-mode or C-mode

Yes

FlexClone and iSCSI required

EqualLogic

PS 4000 series

PS 6000 series

Compatible CLI versions Yes  

Direct Attached Storage

Any JBOD

  No

Linux SCSI Target Framework is required

Local Disks

N/A N/A No

Linux SCSI Target Framework is required

Remote Disks N/A N/A  

Linux SCSI Target Framework is required

Minimum Hardware Requirements

Front End Components

  • Cloud Controller, Walrus, Storage Controller, Cluster Controller
  • 8 Cores, 2.4GHz, 8GB RAM, 500GB Disk space. (multiple disks in a RAID 5/10 recommended)
  • High Availability (HA) configurations must be equal in capacity

Node Controllers

  • 4 Cores, 2.4GHz, 8GB RAM, 160GB Disks (multiple disks recommended).
  • Note: Hardware virtualization must be enabled in the BIOS.

We recommend using euca2ools 3.2 against Eucalyptus version 4.1.

 

 

Eucalyptus 4.0:

Compute Compatibility

Operating System and Hypervisors
Version
Architecture
CentOS+KVM 6.5 x86_64
RHEL+KVM 6.5 x86_64
VMware ESXi 5.1 x86_64
VMware vCenter 5.1 x86_64

Guest Operating Systems

Operating System Type
Version/Edition
Architecture
Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise i386/x86_64
Windows Server 2008 Datacenter i386/x86_64
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter i386/x86_64
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter x86_64
Windows 7 Professional x86_64
All Modern Linux Distributions RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, SLES, OpenSUSE, etc. i386/x86_64

Network Modes

Networking Mode
Compatibility Description
Edge

Layer 2 and 3 VM isolation; uses built-in DHCP service

Requires that any external DHCP service be isolated from Eucalyptus VMs

Managed Layer 2 and 3 VM isolation; uses built-in DHCP service

Requires a cloud switch to forward a configurable range of VLAN-tagged packets, and requires that any external DHCP service be isolated from Eucalyptus VMs
Managed (No VLAN) Layer 3 VM isolation; uses built-in DHCP service and requires that any external DHCP service be isolated from Eucalyptus VMs.

 

Object Storage Compatibility

Storage Array
Type and Series
Version
High Availability
Support Notes
RiakCS Open Source Enterprise 1.4.5 Yes  

 

Elastic Block Storage Compatibility

Storage Array
Type and Series
Version
High Availability
Support Notes
NetApp

FAS 2000 series

FAS 3000 series

FAS 6000 series

OnTAPi 7.3.3 or higher, 7-mode or C-mode

Yes

FlexClone and iSCSI required

EqualLogic

PS 4000 series

PS 6000 series

Compatible CLI versions Yes  
EMC

VNX series

FLARE v5.32

Yes

Navisphere CLI 7.32.0.5.54 or higher required

Direct Attached Storage

Any JBOD

  No

Linux SCSI Target Framework is required

Local Disks

N/A N/A No

Linux SCSI Target Framework is required

Remote Disks N/A N/A  

Linux SCSI Target Framework is required

Minimum Hardware Requirements

Front End Components

  • Cloud Controller, Walrus, Storage Controller, Cluster Controller, VMware Broker
  • 8 Cores, 2.4GHz, 8GB RAM, 500GB Disk space. (multiple disks in a RAID 5/10 recommended)
  • High Availability (HA) configurations must be equal in capacity

Node Controllers

  • 4 Cores, 2.4GHz, 8GB RAM, 160GB Disks (multiple disks recommended).
  • Note: Hardware virtualization must be enabled in the BIOS.

 

We recommend using euca2ools 3.1 against Eucalyptus version 4.0.

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