Dell has released a new paper titled: "vStart 1000m for Enterprise Virtualization using Hyper-V: Reference Architecture". The paper which contains 34 pages describes a validated reference architecture for running Hyper-V on top of the vStart 1000m infrastructure solution, which is a solution which is available to be partially racked, cabled, and delivered to the customer site, to speed deployment.
The solution includes Dell PowerEdgeTM M620 blade servers, Dell Compellent Storage, Dell Force10 network switches, Brocade Fibre Channel switches, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Datacenter Edition with Hyper-V Role enabled, and two Dell PowerEdge R620 servers that manage the solution by hosting Dell management tools and optionally, System Center 2012 System Center Virtual Machine Manager or other System Center 2012 components.
The paper contains the following main sections:
- Solution Overview
- Design Principles
- Prerequisites and Datacenter Planning
- Delivery Model
- Additional Reading and Resources