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Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 Essentials by Miguel Oliveira

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Planning the Orchestrator architecture

The architecture of Orchestrator is, at its base, quite simple and light. At the very beginning you'll find yourself in need of a multiple server Orchestrator deployment for performance and High Availability, and in the end, apart from the High Availability, you won't feel the need for a big Orchestrator infrastructure.

At this point, we'll address a single-server architecture with the database in a separate SQL cluster. For this, the requirements are as follows:

  • RAM: 1 GB (recommended 2 GB)
  • Disk: 200 MB (available disk space)
  • CPU: Dual-core Intel CPU, 2.1 Ghz (or above)
  • OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (with IIS, .NET 3.5 SP1, .NET 4.5, and Silverlight) or above
  • SQL Server: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 or above (with ...

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