Understand the resource requirements for Kudu before making the resource configuration changes in Cloudera Manager.

Component Memory CPU Disk
Tablet Server
  • Minimum: 4 GB
  • Recommended: 10 GB

Additional hardware may be required, depending on the workloads running in the cluster.

Kudu currently requires a CPU that supports the SSSE3 and SSE4.2 instruction sets.

If you are to run Kudu inside a VM, enable SSE4.2 pass-through to pass through SSE4.2 support into the VM.

1 disk for write-ahead log (WAL). Using an SSD drive may improve performance.
  • Minimum: 256 MB
  • Recommended: 1 GB
1 disk