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 Base and Plus Configurations for Intel Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network

Ingredient Intel Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network
Base Configuration
Intel Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network 
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 Intel® Xeon® Gold 5218R (2.1 GHz, 20 cores), or
higher number SKU
2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6252 processor (2.1 GHz, 24 cores),
or Intel® Xeon® Gold 6248R (3.0 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 Acceleration 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