An Azure subscription is needed to create and manage cluster on Azure. The following criteria must be met:
- An Azure subscription.
- A Stakater user (ask Stakater team for the email to use for this user) with privileges to create an application in Azure AD (Recommended). Create a Service Principal to be used by SAAP installer if you do not want to give permissions to Azure AD.
- Resource limits must be applied on the subscription and the following resources must be allowed to be created.
|Varies. The limit should be 12 initially. (Initial deployment is 3 control plane + 3 infra + 3 worker)
|The limit should be A x B x 2 , where A = no. of VMS (worker + infra + control plane), B = vCPUs per VM)
|Public IP addresses
|Private IP Addresses
|Network Load Balancers
|10000 (depends on how many disks are used) and backup duration
|6 machines of 8x32x120G
|Region will be identified by the customer
Node autoscaling is available on Azure. You can configure the autoscaler option to automatically scale the number of machines in a cluster.