Virtualization for Cisco TelePresence Conductor

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== Version XC2.1  ==
== Version XC2.1  ==

Revision as of 17:19, 28 January 2014

Contents

Version XC2.2

Click here for a Legend

Component & Capacity Point
Preloaded with Business Edition?
VM Configuration Requirements
click to download OVA file for this version (AES-encrypted)
Supported Hardware (Latest)
Supported Hardware (Older)
vCPU
vRAM
vDisk
vNIC
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
S is same as BE6000 MD
S+ is same as BE600 HD
M includes BE7000
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon

S
S+
M
L
XL
2XL
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
S
M
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
Small Conductor VM
See notes
Yes 2 4 GB 1x 4GB
1x 128 GB
3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Conductor VM
See notes
No 2
6 GB

1x 4 GB
1x128 GB

3
Yes Yes
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes



Version XC2.1

Click here for a Legend

Component & Capacity Point
Preloaded with Business Edition?
VM Configuration Requirements
click to download OVA file for this version (AES-encrypted)
Supported Hardware (Latest)
Supported Hardware (Older)
vCPU
vRAM
vDisk
vNIC
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
S is same as BE6000 MD
S+ is same as BE6000 HD
M includes BE7000
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon

S
S+
M
L
XL
2XL
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
S
M
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
Conductor VM
See notes
No 2
6 GB

1x 4 GB
1x 128 GB

3
Yes Yes
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes


Version XC2.0

Click here for a Legend

Component & Capacity Point
Use with BE 6000?
VM Configuration Requirements
click to download OVA file for this version (AES-encrypted)
Supported Hardware (Latest)
Supported Hardware (Older)
vCPU
vRAM
vDisk
vNIC
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon

S
S+
M
L
XL
2XL
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
S
M
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
Conductor VM
See notes
No 2
6 GB

1x 4 GB 1x 128 GB

3
Yes Yes
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes


Version XC1.2

Click here for a Legend

Component & Capacity Point
Use with BE 6000?
VM Configuration Requirements
click to download OVA file for this version (AES-encrypted)
Supported Hardware (Latest)
Supported Hardware (Older)
vCPU
vRAM
vDisk
vNIC
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon
UCS Tested Reference Configurations
UCS or 3rd-party Specs-based on Intel Xeon

S
S+
M
L
XL
2XL
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
S
M
Full UC Perf. CPU
Restricted UC Perf. CPU
Conductor VM
See notes
No 2
6 GB

1x 4 GB
1x 128 GB

3
Yes Yes
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes


Notes on Small Conductor VM configuration

None.


Notes on Conductor VM configuration

Testing was performed on a Cisco UCS C220 M3S platform. Based on evidence from this testing we do not expect there to be any issues with other supported hardware options.

For more information, see Cisco TelePresence Conductor Virtual Machine Deployment Guide.


IOPS and Storage System Performance Requirements

This section provides the IOPS data for a TelePresence Conductor system under load.


Test specifications:

  • Four individual TelePresence Conductor VMs running XC1.2
  • Single C220 M3 TRC running ESXi 5.0.0 (update 1)
  • Processor supporting AESNI feature
  • 6GB of RAM per VM
  • 132GB disk space per VM (for a 4GB virtual disk 1 and a 128GB virtual disk 2)
  • R2XX-LBBU (Raid disk battery backup to enable cache)
  • Four hard disks (450GB SAS 15K RPM 3.5in HDD/hot plug/C200 drive sled)
  • PCI card Intel Quad port GbE Controller (E1G44ETG1P20)

Test results:

Activity
Average IOPS
Average r/w latency
Peak read latency
Peak write latency
Performance test*
5
0.5ms
15ms
2ms
Software upgrade
35
5ms
300ms
160ms
Core dump
40
10ms
100ms
10ms
Burnin test suite
35
50ms
400ms
60ms

* Performance test comprised 2400 endpoints, 15 calls per second, 30 MCUs, 2 person conference

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