This document provides a complete Reference Architecture Guide for Canonical OpenStack (Mitaka) on Dell EMC DSS 9000 compute, storage and network hardware. It discusses the Dell EMC DSS 9000 hardware specifications and the tools and services to configure the hardware and software, including the foundation cluster and the OpenStack cluster. It also discusses other tools used for the monitoring and management of the cluster in detail, and how all of these components work together in the ecosystem.

This document provides the deployment steps and references to configuration and automation scripts, developed by Dell and Canonical, in the deployment process. Additionally, tools for validation of the deployed solution and expected results are provided; including those for OPNFV, targeted for telco customers.