The Intel® Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network reference designs provide a fast-track specification for building and deploying next-generation content delivery network (CDN) servers based on Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.

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Hardware configurations for Intel® Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network

Ingredient Base Configuration Plus Configuration
Processor

2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6230 processor (2.1 GHz, 20 cores), or

Intel® Xeon Gold 6230N processor (2.3 GHz, 20 cores), or higher number SKU

2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6252 processor (2.1 GHz, 24 cores), or

higher number SKU

DRAM And Intel® Optane™ DC Technology

Option 1: 384 GB DRAM

Option 2: 192 GB DRAM plus 512 GB Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory

Option 1: 384 GB DRAM plus 1.0 TB Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory

Option 2: 192 GB DRAM plus 1.5 TB Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory

Option 3: 384 GB DRAM plus 2 x Intel® Optane™ DC SSD P4800X Series @ 750 GB

NICS
2 x 25GbE Dual Port Intel® Ethernet Controller XXV710
2 X 25GbE Dual Port Intel® Ethernet Controller XXV710
Intel® QAT

Intel® QuickAssist Adapter 8960 (PCIe*) add in card (AIC), or

Intel® C627 chipset with Intel® QAT enabled integrated with minimum PCIe* x 8 uplink or higher SKU

Intel® QuickAssist Adapter 8970 (PCIe*) AIC, or

Intel® C627 chipset with Intel® QAT enabled integrated with minimum PCIe* x 16 uplink or higher SKU

Visual Cloud Accleration Card

Not applicable
Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator (Intel® VCA) 2

Intel® 3D NAND

SSDs

2 x Intel® SSD Data Center P4510 Series for NVMe* @ 2.0 TB (for OS and primary data), and 12 x Intel® SSD Data Center P4510 Series for NVMe* @ 4.0 TB (for content)

4 x Intel® SSD Data Center P4510 Series for NVMe* @

2.0 TB (for OS and primary data), and

10 x Intel® SSD Data Center P4510 Series for NVMe* @

8.0 TB (for VoD, IPCDN workloads)

LAN On Motherhood

2 x 10 Gbps or 25 Gbps port pre-boot execution environment (PXE) and operation, administration and management (OAM), and 1 Gbps or 10 Gbps port for management NIC

2 x 10 Gbps or 25 Gbps port for PXE and OAM, and 1 Gbps or 10 Gbps port for management NIC