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Recommended VM configuration to use Bold BI server on Microsoft Azure

This section will explain the recommended Azure VM configuration to install the Bold BI server. For a complete list of all VM types and sizes, refer this Windows Virtual Machine Types

You have to choose the correct VM configuration to experience the performance in Bold BI.

VM types for test, development and production environments

General Purpose type VM can be used in the test/development and in low level and medium level traffic data processing production environment. For more information about the sizes of General Purpose virtual machine, see General Purpose VM sizes

Component Azure Virtual Machine
Recommended Series B, DCv2, Dv2, DSv2, Dv3, DSv3, Dav4, Dasv4
CPU 4+ vCPU
Operating System Windows Server OS 2012 R2+
Memory 16+ GB RAM
Storage 100 GB or larger volume for Bold BI server storage

NOTE: We can use the above-recommended configuration machine for the low traffic production servers also.

Memory Optimized type VM can be used in the high traffic and large data processing production environment. For more information about the sizes of Memory Optimized virtual machine, see Memory Optimized VM sizes

Component Azure Virtual Machine
Recommended Series Dv2, DSv2, Ev3, Esv3, Eav4, Easv4, Edv4, Edsv4
CPU 16+ vCPU
Operating System Windows Server OS 2012 R2+
Memory 64+ GB RAM
Storage 100 GB or larger volume for Bold BI server storage