This EMC TechBook provides a thorough conceptual and architectural review of the VCE VxRail Appliance. It reviews current trends in the industry that are driving adoption of converged infrastructure and highlights the pivotal role of VxRail in today’s modern data center.
Customers wanting to modernize their existing complex SAP environments can leverage Virtual SAN, running on both VMware and SAP certified x86 servers, to eliminate traditional IT silos of compute, storage, and networking. All intelligence and management moves into a single software stack, allowing a VM- and application-centric policy-based control and automation. This brings better security, higher performance, operational simplicity, and cost-effectiveness into SAP application environments.
VSAN Ready Nodes from Intel are powered by the latest Intel® technology, and include Intel® Server Boards and Chassis, Intel® Xeon® processors, Intel® Solid State Drives (SSDs), and third-party memory in configurations optimized and pre-certified for VMware VSAN.
This technical white paper gives a technology overview of Virtual SAN network requirements and provides Virtual SAN network design and configuration best practices for deploying a highly available and scalable Virtual SAN solution.