Nodes

Octa nodes is a primary component in the Octa.Space infrastructure. They are responsible for providing the compuation power to solve the tasks. In general the node aka octa-node is a computer with some amount of CPUs, GPUs, memory and disk space.

When node is powerful then it able to solve more havy tasks, so presence of many CPUs and GPUs are appropriate.

Software requirements

The following OS and system architectures are supported:

OS/Arch x86_64 aarch64
Ubuntu 18.04 X -
Ubuntu 20.04 X -
Ubuntu 22.04 X X

Tip

Virtualization based on OpenVZ and LXC is not supported.

Use bare-bone hardware or KVM/VmWare virtualization

Hardware/VM requirements

  • 1 CPU
  • 1 Gb RAM
  • 10 Gb disk
  • Static IPv4 address
  • NVIDIA or AMD GPU (optional)