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Veeam Availability Console 2.0
Deployment Guide

Veeam Backup & Replication Management

To manage large environments with multiple Veeam Backup & Replication servers, use the following sizing recommendations.

Veeam Availability Console

For Veeam Availability Console, use a server that meets the following requirements:

Managed Backup Servers

< 20

< 100

< 200

CPU

4 vCPUs

4 vCPUs

6 vCPUs

Memory

4 GB

6 GB

8 GB

Microsoft SQL Server

Veeam Availability Console ships with the Microsoft SQL Server Express edition. The Express edition is recommended for POC, trial and small-scale environments. For production deployments, use Microsoft SQL Server Standard and higher.

Microsoft SQL Server that hosts the Veeam Availability Console database must meet the following requirements:

Managed Backup Servers

< 20

< 100

< 200

Microsoft SQL Server Edition

SQL Server Express

SQL Server Standard

SQL Server Enterprise

SQL Server Standard

SQL Server Enterprise

CPU

4 vCPUs

6 vCPUs

8 vCPUs

Memory

4 GB

8 GB

16 GB

* Under the condition that Veeam Backup & Replication jobs are configured to perform backup once a day, and job history data retention is set to 1 year. After 1 year, the database growth is minimal.

Database Size

Size the Microsoft SQL Server in accordance with the following database size estimation values.

Managed Backup Servers

1 Backup Server
(1 job 50 VMs)

1 Backup Server
(100 jobs with 1 VM per job)

10 Backup Servers
(each with 10 jobs with 10 VMs per job)

100 Backup Servers
(each with 20 jobs with 10 VMs per job)

200 Backup Servers
(each with 20 jobs with 10 VMs per job)

Database Size*
(approximate values)

400 MB in a year

1 GB in a year

42 GB in a year

46 GB in a year

91 GB in a year

* Under the condition that Veeam Backup & Replication jobs are scheduled to run once a day.

Bandwidth Requirements

Bandwidth on the service provider side must comply with the following requirements.

Managed Backup Servers

1 Backup Server
(1 job 50 VMs)

1 Backup Server
(100 jobs with 1 VM per job)

10 Backup Servers
(each with 10 jobs with 10 VMs per job)

100 Backup Servers
(each with 20 jobs with 10 VMs per job)

200 Backup Servers
(each with 20 jobs with 10 VMs per job)

Management agent traffic per day*

2.8 MB

6.7 MB

25 MB

60 MB

110 MB

Minimum bandwidth of the channel on the client side

64 Kbit/sec

64 Kbit/sec

256 Kbit/sec

2 Mbit/sec

4Mbit/sec

* Under the condition that Veeam Backup & Replication jobs are scheduled to run once a day.

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