IBM has released a paper titled: "IBM Flex System Solution for Microsoft Hyper-V (2-node) Reference Architecture". The paper which contains 50 pages describes a reference architecture for building a 2 node Hyper-V solution using the IBM Flex System Solution.
The design consists of two IBM Flex System x240 compute nodes, which are attached to the IBM System Storage DS3524 Storage controller. The networking design leverages the Flex System EN2092 Ethernet Switches. This fault-tolerant hardware configuration is clustered by using the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 operating system.
The paper contains the following sections:
- Business problem and business value
- Architectural overview
- Component model
- Deployment considerations