Deploying an Azure VMware Solution Cluster

Now that we have been introduced to AVS and planning for an AVS deployment, it’s time to do an actual deployment.

AVS gives you the ability to deploy a vSphere cluster in Azure within hours instead of weeks, as is typical when deploying a vSphere cluster on-premises. For each private cloud created, there’s one vSAN cluster by default. You can scale up and scale down as needed. The minimum number of hosts per cluster is three. More hosts can be added 1 at a time, up to 16 hosts per cluster. The maximum number of clusters per private cloud is 12. The initial deployment of AVS has three hosts.

After completing this chapter, you will have learned about the requirements needed to deploy an AVS cluster. ...

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