Hardware requirements

Before deploying BigFix Inventory review hardware specifications required to serve your environment.

BigFix Inventory is one of the products in BigFix suite.

The key element of successful BigFix deployment is high performance storage behind the MS SQL database where data, transactions log and temporary space is kept with latency on read/write operations is in range of few milliseconds.

For deployments of size grater than 100 000+ endpoints latency of 1ms for disk used to host BigFix databases is required.

For a detailed discussion of BigFix Platform and BigFix Inventory specific performance topics and tools, including planning, monitoring, and maintenance, see the BigFix Capacity Planning Guide.

Use the recommendations as a general guidance.