This document makes recommendations for the design, optimization and scaling of Windows Azure Pack and Microsoft® Hyper-V® on Dell™ XC Series appliances powered by Nutanix software. It shows the scalability of the Dell XC Platform and provides detailed integration and configuration information on the scale-out capabilities of the cluster when leveraged for Azure Pack and Hyper-V deployments.
This document is based upon generalized assumptions and Windows Azure design best practices. Extensive functional testing has been performed using PowerShell and Orchestrator workflows to simulate real-world workloads and conditions of an Azure Pack environment in a Dell- Nutanix environment. The sizing data and recommendations made in this document are based upon multiple testing iterations and thorough technical validation.
This solution is a certified Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track v4 Reference Architecture.