Minimum System Requirements

Hostwinds offers the several operating systems to chose from, either Linux or Windows.  This articles intent is to inform about requirements each of these systems require in order to operate and/or operate efficiently.

 

Linux OS Minimum Server Requirements

 

 Ubuntu (CLI) (applies to majority of versions up-to 16.04)

 

  • 256MB of system memory (RAM) 
  • 1.5 GB of disk space

 

Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Ubuntu official documentation here

 

CentOS 6

 

  • 512MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 1GB to 5GB of disk space

 

CentOS 7

 

  • 512MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 10GB to 20GB of disk space

 

Note:  Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing CentOS official documentation here

 

Fedora (versions 24-26)

 

  • 1GB of system memory (RAM)
  • 10GB of disk space

 

Note:  Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Fedora official documentation here

 

Debian 8 & 9

 

  • 128MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 5GB of disk space

 

Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Debian official documentation here

 

 

Windows OS Minimum Server Requirements

 

2016

 

  • 512MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 32GB of disk space

 

Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Windows 2016 DOC official documentation here

 

2012

 

  • 512MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 32GB of disk space

 

Note:  Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Windows 2016 DOC official documentation here

 

2008

 

  • 512MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 20GB of disk space for 32-bit , 32GB of disk space for 64-bit

 

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