ThoughtSpot engineering has performed extensive testing of the ThoughtSpot appliance on various Azure configurations for best performance, load balancing, scalability, and reliability.

You can find information here on which configuration of memory, CPU, storage, and networking capacity you should be running for your instances. There are also details on how to configure your scope and permissions.

ThoughtSpot Azure instance types


Use case





Data shape

Total cluster
data size

Per VM
Data capacity

Recommended
Instance type

vCPU/RAM

Boot volume

Data volumes

Standard

(1KB/row)

>100 GB

200 GB

E64sv3

64/432

200 GB

2X 1 TB


Up to 100 GB

100 GB

E32sv3b

32/256

200 GB

2X 400 GB


Up to 20 GB

20 GB

E16sv3b

16/128

200 GB

2X 400 GB

Thin rows

(<300 bytes/row)

Any

120 GB

D64v3

64/256

200 GB

2X 1 TB

(a) Use the sizing calculators on each cloud provider to plug in expected customer discounts to arrive at the proper recommended cloud instance type.

(b) Use the small and medium instance-type configuration. Refer to: Use small and medium instance types.