General

Which Linux distributions does SwiftStack support?

SwiftStack Nodes support the following Linux operating systems:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) LTS or 16.04 (Xenial) LTS Server 64-bit
  • Red Hat 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, or 7.7 Server 64-bit
  • CentOS 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, or 7.7 Server 64-bit

Note

RHEL/CentOS 7.1 is no longer fully supported; existing 7.1 nodes should be upgraded to a later point release of RHEL/CentOS 7.x.

Note

RHEL/CentOS 6.6 or older are no longer fully supported; existing 6.6 or older nodes should be upgraded to a later point release of RHEL/CentOS 6.x.

Warning

You cannot run SwiftStack on a desktop or 32-bit versions of any of the above supported operating systems.

SwiftStack Controller On-Premises Software supports the following Linux operating systems:

  • Red Hat 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, or 7.7 Server 64-bit
  • CentOS 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, or 7.7 Server 64-bit

The SwiftStack Controller On-Premises can be installed on a bare metal or virtual server. SSD-backed storage is recommended to meet the IOPS requirements for storing time-series metrics data. (Note: SwiftStack Controller On-Premises is not supported in a Docker, LXD or other type of container)

Note

RHEL/CentOS 7.1 is no longer fully supported; existing 7.1 controllers may be upgraded to a later point release of RHEL/CentOS 7.x.

Can I run the SwiftStack controller in my own data center?

Yes. Please contact SwiftStack directly for SwiftStack Controller On-Premises.