Hardware and storage

The "Hardware and storage" options allow you to customize the cloud provider specific cluster hardware and storage options.

The Hardware and Storage options can be selected for each host group. To edit this section for a specific host group, click on the . When done editing, click on the to save the changes. Repeat for these steps for all host groups that you would like to edit.

The following hardware and storage settings are available:

Parameter Description
Cloudera Manager Server You must select one node for Cloudera Manager Server by clicking the button. The “Instance Count” for that host group must be set to “1”. If you are using one of the default cluster templates, this is set by default.
Instance Type Select an instance type. For information about instance types on GCP refer to Virtual Machine instances in GCP documentation.
Instance Count Enter the number of instances of a given type. Default is 1.
Storage Type Select the volume type. The options are: Standard persistent disks (HDD) or solid-state persistent disks (SSD). For more information about these options refer to Storage options in GCP documentation.
Attached Volumes Per Instance Enter the number of volumes attached per instance. Default is 1.
Volume Size Enter the size in GB for each volume. Default is 100.
Root Volume Size This option allows you to increase or decrease the root volume size. Default is 100 GB. This option is useful if your custom image requires more space than the default 100 GB. If you use a custom Data Hub template specifying a root volume size smaller than 100GB, you may encounter an error.
Encryption By default, Compute Engine encrypts customer content at rest but you can use Customer-Supplied Encryption Key or Cloud KMS Key to encrypt your data. Read more about Customer-Supplied Encryption Key encryption here or Cloud KMS Key encryption here.