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Open-E JovianDSS system requirements


Is your hardware ready to be used with the ZFS-based Open-E JovianDSS? Find an overview of system requirements on our webpage to ensure your Software Defined Storage environment runs like a clockwork.


System Requirements


Minimum hardware requirements and recommendations

Use your software and hardware efficiently


For an efficient usage of Open-E JovianDSS software with your existing or designated hardware components, follow our minimum requirements for single node or High Availability Cluster setups. Keep in mind that those requirements allow running all functions separately with a limited number of clients or users.


On the Open-E website, find detailed specifications for: 

  • iSCSI / NAS storage with 100TB raw disk capacity (single node)
  • iSCSI / NAS storage with 100TB usable capacity and deduplication (single node)
  • iSCSI / NAS HA storage cluster with 100TB raw disk capacity
  • iSCSI / NAS storage with 2PB raw disk capacity (single node)
  • iSCSI / NAS HA storage cluster with 2PB raw disk capacity

Please be aware that the provided hardware recommendations are examples and, depending on the destined usage, they might slightly vary.


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For checking hardware components of different vendors, please refer to the Hardware Compatibility List . If you have a specific question regarding hardware requirements for Open-E JovianDSS, please send an e-mail to sales(at)open-e.com

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