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Pre-requisites

System requirements

Minimum requirements

For smaller datasets and for testing Chaos Genius, an instance with the following specifications is required:

  • 2 vCPUs
  • 4GB memory
  • 10GB storage space

This has been tested on a t2.medium AWS EC2 instance.

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If you need any third-party data sources such as Google Sheets, Google Analytics, Shopify, Stripe, Bind Ads, Facebook Marketing or Google Ads, you will need:

  • 2 vCPUs
  • 8GB memory
  • 20GB storage space

For KPIs that process up to 10M rows, an instance with the following specifications is recommended:

  • 4 vCPUs
  • 16GB memory
  • 30GB storage space

This has been tested on a m5.xlarge AWS EC2 instance and a e2-standard-4 GCP instance.

Software requirements

Chaos Genius has been tested on Linux (Ubuntu 20.04), MacOS and Windows (10 and 11).

The following needs to be installed on the system:

  • Docker (tested on 20.10)
  • docker-compose (tested on versions 1.27 to 1.29)
    • Note: There is a known issue with docker-compose 1.27.3. If you are using that version, please upgrade to 1.27.4.
  • git command-line