Authors: VMware NSX Technical Product Management Team
This is the NSX-T Reference Design 2.0 based on NSX-T release 2.5. It is the foundational overhaul to design guidance and leading best practices. The key changes are:
- Platform enhancements
- Enterprise to Service Provider scale routing
- Resilient, Optimized and Simplified Edge Node Functionality
- Native Load Balancer
- Design enhancements – Small to Cloud-scale
The design chapter evaluate various deployment form factors and provides best practices. It offers guidance for a variety of factors including physical infrastructure considerations, compute node requirements, and variably-sized environments from small to enterprise scale data centers.
Finally, in this version of design guide we have a chapter on performance. This chapter has been introduced on public demand from our loyal customer base and aims at clarifying the myths vs facts on NSX-T based SDN.
Starting with this design guide, readers are encouraged to send a feedback to NSXDesignFeedback_at_groups_vmware_com (replace at and underscores)
We will continually updating this document so please re-download this document.
–The VMware NSX Product Management