Hardware requirements

Talend Real-time Big Data Platform Installation Guide for Linux

EnrichVersion
6.4
EnrichProdName
Talend Real-Time Big Data Platform
task
Installation and Upgrade

Before installing your Talend product, make sure the machines you are using meet the following hardware requirements recommended by Talend.

Memory usage heavily depends on the size and nature of your Talend projects. However, in summary, if your Jobs include many transformation components, you should consider upgrading the total amount of memory allocated to your servers, based on the following recommendations.

Table 3. Memory usage

Product

Client/Server

Recommended alloc. memory

Talend Administration Center + Talend Activity Monitoring Console Web application

Server

4 GB minimum, 8 GB recommended

CommandLine

Server

2 GB minimum, 5 GB recommended

JobServer

Server

1 GB minimum, more recommended1

Studio

Client

3 GB minimum, 4 GB recommended

Talend Runtime

Server

2 GB minimum, 4 GB recommended1

Talend Data Quality Portal

Server

1 GB minimum, 1.5 GB recommended

Talend Data Preparation

Server

2 GB minimum, 4 GB recommended

Talend Data Stewardship

Server

1 GB minimum, 2 GB recommended

Talend Dictionary Service

Server

1 GB minimum, 2 GB recommended


1. Memory requirements depend on the executed processes.

The same requirements also apply for disk usage. It also depends on your projects but can be summarized as:

Table 4. Disk usage

Product

Client/Server

Required disk space for installation

Required disk space for use

Talend Administration Center with Nexus artifact repository + Talend Activity Monitoring Console Web application

Server

800 MB + more than 50 MB for Talend Activity Monitoring Console Web application

800 MB minimum + project size = 20+ GB recommended

CommandLine

Server

3 GB

2 GB minimum + project size = 20+ GB recommended

JobServer

Server

20 MB

2 GB minimum + Jobs deployed = 20+ GB recommended

Studio

Client

3 GB

3+ GB

Talend Runtime

Server

400 MB

400+ MB

Talend Data Quality Portal

Server

1.5 GB

1.5+ GB

Talend Data Preparation

Server

300 MB

1 GB + datasets size

These requirements do not take the MongoDB metadata size into account.

Talend Data Stewardship

Server

3 GB

100 MB for a campaign that counts 50,000 tasks, each task having 50 attributes.

Talend Dictionary Service

Server

1 GB

1+ GB


Ulimit settings on Unix systems

  • To make the most out of the Talend server modules and improve performance on Unix systems, you should set the limit of system resources (ulimit) to unlimited according to the Unix system used.