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System Resource Requirements

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    Although resource requirements will largely depend on the size and resource demands of your Couchbase deployment, there are some minimum and recommended specifications that you should follow.
    Minimum Specifications* Recommended Specifications**

    CPU

    2 GHz dual core x86_64

    3 GHz quad core x86_64 and above

    3 GHz six core x86_64 when using Cross Datacenter Replication (XDCR) and Views

    RAM

    4 GB (physical)

    16 GB (physical) and above

    Storage (disk space)

    8 GB (block-based; HDD, SSD, EBS, iSCSI)

    Network file systems such as CIFS and NFS are not supported.

    16 GB and above (block-based; HDD, SSD, EBS, iSCSI)

    Network file systems such as CIFS and NFS are not supported.

    *You can reduce the CPU and RAM resources below the Minimum Specifications for development and testing purposes. Resources can be as low as 1 GB of free RAM beyond operating system requirements, and a single CPU core. However, you must adhere to the Minimum Specifications for production.

    **The Recommended Specifications don’t take into account your intended workload. You should follow the sizing guidelines when determining system specifications for your Couchbase Server deployment.