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  • Use a supported Windows- or Linux-based operating system supported by the platform. (See Platform Requirements.)
  • Solid state drives (SSD) can significantly outperform hard disk drives (HDD), and are therefore recommended for production deployments. Ideally, the disk size should be 1 TB or larger. 
  • The Events Service must run on dedicated machines with identical directory structures, user account profiles, and hardware profiles.
  • For heap space allocation, AppDynamics recommends allocating half of the available RAM to the Events Service process, with a minimum of 7 GB up to 31 GB.  
  • When testing the events ingestion rate in your environment, it is important to understand that events are batched. Ingestion rates observed at the scale of a minute or two may not reflect the overall ingestion rate. For best results, observe ingestion rate over an extended period of time, several days at least.  
  • The Events Service requires Java 1.8
  • Keep the clocks on your application, Controller and Events Service nodes in sync to ensure consistent event time reporting across the AppDynamics deployment.
  • Your firewall should not block the Events Service REST API port 9080, otherwise the Enterprise Console will not be able to reach the Events Service Remotelyremotely.

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