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Running puppet master and puppet dashboard on the same machine

asked 2013-07-23 15:26:35 -0600

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Are there any performance issues/concerns that may be encountered if running puppet master and puppet dashboard on the same machine for managing 500-1000 machines? What would be the recommended hardware (CPU, Memory)? Thanks!

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answered 2013-07-23 16:22:59 -0600

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updated 2013-07-25 15:21:46 -0600

Depends on your setup. For example you could have all these daemons running to support your Puppet infrastructure.

  • MCollective
  • Puppet agent
  • Puppet master w/Apache, Passenger, Rack
  • Puppet dashboard w/Apache, Passenger, Rack
  • Puppetdb (for exported resources)
  • Postgres (Database for Puppetdb)
  • Activemq (Message server for MCollective agents)
  • Mysql (Database for Dashboard)
  • delayed_job (processes reports into the dashboard)

You might wan to flesh out your question based on the infrastructure you plan to run.

Regardless the limiting factor for CPU is determined by the number of concurrent requests to your Puppet master. The size of the catalog, it's complexity, which ... (more)

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Thanks for your answer. Ruby version is 1.8.7. Catalog and its complexity I would say is about medium. At this time I am not sure how many concurrent ...(more)

vanyans gravatar imagevanyans ( 2013-07-24 13:13:28 -0600 )edit

I tossed some rough numbers in to get you going.

ramindk gravatar imageramindk ( 2013-07-25 15:22:05 -0600 )edit

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