Sunday, 30 December 2012

Cisco Validated Designs for FlexPod

The following is a listing of the excellent Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs) for FlexPod. There are links to HTML and PDF versions of the documentation where either/and/or exists, and dates of last updated (checked New Year’s Eve 2012 with the latest documents at the top of the sections).

These were found at:

DESIGN GUIDES - PLATFORM

VMware vSphere Built On FlexPod With IP-Based Storage
Last Updated: November 29, 2012

VMware vSphere 5.0 Built on FlexPod
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: November 1, 2012

FlexPod Validated with Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track 2.0
Deployment Guide for FlexPod with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2and Microsoft System Center 2012
Last Updated: August 7, 2012

FlexPod Validated with Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track 1.0
HTML   PDF
Reference Architecture and Deployment Guide for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft System Center 2007
Last Updated: June 10, 2012

FlexPod Deployment Guide
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: February 23, 2012

VMware Built on FlexPod Deployment Guide
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: August 31, 2011

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Built on FlexPod Deployment Guide
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: August 31, 2011

DESIGN GUIDES - APPLICATIONS

Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 with VMware vSphere 5.0 on FlexPod
HTML   PDF
A Cisco Validated Design for 100,000 Microsoft Sharepoint Users on Cisco UCS B-Series Servers
Last Updated: April 25, 2012

FlexPod for SAP Applications
Last Updated: May 11, 2011

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 on FlexPod for VMware
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: April 18, 2011

Microsoft Exchange 2010 with VMware VSphere on Cisco Unified Computing System with NetApp Storage
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: February 7, 2011

DESIGN GUIDES – DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION

Citrix XenDesktop with Hyper-V Built on FlexPod
Last Updated: August 7, 2011

VMware View 4.5 on FlexPod for VMware Design Guide
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: July 6, 2011

Citrix XenDesktop with Citrix XenServer Built on FlexPod
Last Updated: July, 2011

Citrix XenDesktop with VMware vSphere Built on FlexPod
Last Updated: July, 2011

DESIGN GUIDES – OTHER

Secure Separation Built on FlexPod Design Guide
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: October 20, 2011

Deploying Enhanced Secure Multi-Tenancy into Virtualized Data Centers
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: July 7, 2011

Enhanced Secure Multi-Tenancy Design Guide
HTML   PDF
Last Updated: October 8, 2010

DATA CENTER DESIGNS: DATA CENTER INTERCONNECT

Data Center Interconnect Design Guide for Virtualized Workload Mobility with Cisco, Netapp, and VMware
Last Updated: August 29, 2011

Data Center Interconnect, Implementation Guide for Virtualized Workload Mobility with Cisco, NetApp and VMware
Last Updated: August 31, 2011


FURTHER READING

Universal SAS and ACP Cabling Guide
June 2012

FlexPod Solutions Guide (TR-3884)
June 2012

NetApp Storage Best Practices for VMware vSphere (TR-3749)
December 2011

High-Availability Pair Controller Configuration Overview and Best Practices (TR-3450)
October 2011

Storage Subsystem Resiliency Guide (TR-3437)
September 2011

Storage Efficiency and Best Practices for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 (TR-3824)
April 2010

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