Authored on: Aug 18, 2014
This reference architecture focuses on helping organizations begin evaluating OpenStack software and/or create proofs of concept. Dell and Red Hat can provide guidance for more sophisticated deployments; however, they are beyond the scope of this document. The expected focus for the Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform encompasses software, hardware, operations, and integration in unique packages known as bundles. See Solutions Sizing Termson page 16 for more
This reference architecture advocates an operational approach based up on highly automated solution deployments, using the components of the Dell Red Hat cloud solutions with RHEL OpenStack Platform. We believe that this operational model is the best practice for both initial cloud evaluations, and long-term maintenance of both moderate-scale and hyperscale data centers.