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FlexPod Validated Design Guides 

NetApp FlexPod

Converged infrastructure built for the hybrid cloud

FlexPod customers gain an unmatched level of testing combined with data protection at the edge, on your premises, in the public cloud, and in transit. No other converged solution gives you this combination of verification and keeps your data safe.

The validated designs (CVD's) are important for exploring technology that I haven't touched or seen in-depth. We use the CVD's to get a better understanding of the technology and use it as a roadmap to get customers to that desired end state.

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Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod Datacenter Zero Trust Security Framework

2024-01

 

FlexPod Security Hardening (TR)

 

2023-11

FlexPod Datacenter with ONTAP 9.8, ONTAP Storage Connector for Cisco Intersight, and Cisco Intersight Managed Mode

 

2021-06

FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco UCS X-Series and Cisco Intersight White Paper

 

2021-06

FlexPod Express Technical Specifications

2019-10

 

FlexPod Technical Specifications

2021-04

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Intersight

 

Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod Datacenter with End-to-End 100G, Cisco Intersight Managed Mode, using Infrastructure as Code (IaC), VMware 7U3, and NetApp ONTAP 9.11

 

2023-03

FlexPod XCS with End-to-End 100G, Cisco Intersight Managed Mode, VMware 7U3, and NetApp ONTAP 9.11 Design Guide

2022-11

 

FlexPod XCS for Google Cloud Platform with NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP and Cisco Intersight

2022-09

 

FlexPod Datacenter

 

Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod ransomware protection & recovery with NetApp Cloud Insights and SnapCenter (TR)

 

2023-10

FlexPod Datacenter for Microsoft SQL Server 2022 and VMware vSphere 8.0

2023-10

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco UCS M6 X-Series for SAP HANA TDI

 

2023-09

FlexPod Datacenter using IaC with Cisco UCSM M6, VMware vSphere 8, and NetApp ONTAP 9.12 (DG)

 

2023-09

FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix VDI and VMware vSphere 7 for up to 2500 Seats

2023-07

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco UCS M7 IMM, VMware vSphere 8.0, and NetApp ONTAP 9.12

2023-06

 2023-12

FlexPod with Cisco UCSM M6, VMware vSphere 8, and NetApp ONTAP 9.12.1

2023-03

 

FlexPod security & ransomware protection with NetApp Cloud Insights (NVA)

2023-03

 

FlexPod Datacenter with NetApp SnapMirror Business Continuity and ONTAP 9.10 (TR)

2022-04

 

Deploy NetApp Astra Trident CSI Plug-in on Cisco Intersight Kubernetes Service with FlexPod (WP)

2022-01

 

End-to-End NVMe for FlexPod with Cisco UCSM, VMware vSphere 7.0, and NetApp ONTAP 9 (TR)

2022-01

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco UCS X-Series, VMware 7.0 U2, and NetApp ONTAP 9.9

2022-01

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco UCS 4.2(1) in UCS Managed Mode running VMware vSphere 7.0 and NetApp ONTAP 9.9

 

2021-10

FlexPod MetroCluster IP with VXLAN Multi-Site Fabric (WP)

2021-08

 

Configure Cisco Intersight Managed Mode for FlexPod: Technical Preview (WP)

 2021-01

 

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 7.0, Cisco VXLAN Single-Site Fabric, and NetApp ONTAP 9.7 Design Guide

 2020-11

 

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 7.0, Cisco UCS C125 M5, and NetApp ONTAP 9.7

2020-11

 

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 7.0 and NetApp ONTAP 9.7

 

 2020-10

FlexPod Datacenter with NetApp ONTAP 9.7, Cisco Intersight, and VMware vSphere 6.7 U3

 2020-06

 2020-05

FlexPod Datacenter with NetApp ONTAP 9.6, Cisco UCS 4th Generation, and VMware vSphere 6.7 U2

 2020-02

 

Introducing End-to-End NVMe for FlexPod (WP)

 2019-12

 

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1 and NetApp AFF A-series with Cisco UCS Manager 3.2

 2019-11

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Fibre Channel Storage using VMware vSphere 6.5 Update1, NetApp AFF A-series, and Cisco UCS Manager 3.2

 

 2019-11

FlexPod Datacenter with IP-Based Storage using VMware vSphere 6.5 Update1, NetApp AFF A-Series, and Cisco UCS Manager 3.2

 

 2019-11

FlexPod Datacenter with NetApp ONTAP 9.6, Cisco UCS 4th Gen, VMware vSphere 6.7U2 (CVD)

 2019-10

 

FlexPod Security and Best Practices for Ransomware (TR)

 2019-10

 

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 6.7 U1, Cisco UCS 4th Generation, and NetApp AFF A-Series

 2019-07

2019-06

FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco ACI Multi-Pod, NetApp MetroCluster IP, and VMware vSphere 6.7 CVD

 2018-08

 2019-01

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Hyper-V Windows Server 2016

 2017-08

 2017-06

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 6.5, NetApp AFF A-Series and Fibre Channel

 2017-05

 2018-08

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware 6.5 Update 1 and Cisco ACI 3.1

 2018-05

 2018-04

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Windows Hyper-V Server 2016 and Cisco ACI 3.0

 

 2018-01

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 6.5, NetApp AFF A-Series and IP-Based Storage

 

 2017-06

FlexPod Datacenter FedRAMP Readiness with VMware vSphere 6.0, HyTrust CloudControl and DataControl

 2016-12

 

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 6.0 and Fibre Channel

 2016-11

 2016-11

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 6.0U1

 2016-07

 2016-07

FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco ACI and VMware vSphere 6.0U1

 2016-07

 

FlexPod Datacenter with SolidFire All-Flash Array Add-On

 

 2016-07

FlexPod Datacenter with NetApp MetroCluster

 2016-09

 2016-08

FlexPod Datacenter and Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Security Enhanced Linux

 

 2015-04

FlexPod Express

 

Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod Express for VMware vSphere 8.0 with Cisco UCS CSeries Standalone and NetApp AFF (NVA)

 2023-07

 

FlexPod Express for VMware vSphere 7.0 with Cisco UCS Mini and NetApp AFF/FAS - NVA

 2023-05

 

FlexPod Express for VMware vSphere 7.0 with Cisco UCS Mini and NetApp AFF/FAS

 2021-01

 2021-01

NVA: FlexPod Express with Cisco UCS C-Series and NetApp AFF C190 Series NVA Deployment Guide

 

 2019-12

FlexPod Express with Cisco UCS C-Series, NetApp C190 and vSphere (NVA)

 2019-10

 

FlexPod Express with VMware vSphere 6.7U1 and NetApp AFF A220 with Direct-Attached IP-Based Storage (NVA)

 2019-04

 

FlexPod Express with Microsoft Windows 2016 Hyper-V and FAS2600

 

 2017-05

FlexPod Express with Cisco UCS C-Series and NetApp FAS2600 Series

 2017-02

 

FlexPod Express with VMware vSphere 6.0U2, NetApp E-Series, and Cisco UCS Mini

 2017-01

 

FlexPod Express with VMware vSphere 6.0 - Small and Medium Configs

 2015-09

 2015-10

FlexPod Express with VMware vSphere 6.0 - Large Config

 2015-09

 2015-09

FlexPod Express with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V: Small and Medium Configs

 2015-09

 2015-10

FlexPod Express with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V: Large Config

 2015-09

 2014-10

Modern Apps

 

Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod Datacenter with Generative AI Inferencing

2024-02

2024-02

Scaling FlexPod for GPU Intensive Applications

2023-12

2024-05

FlexPod Datacenter with SUSE Rancher for AI Workloads

2023-12

 

FlexPod hybrid cloud with NetApp Astra and Cisco Intersight for Red Hat OpenShift (TR)

2023-05

 

Build an AI ecosystem with FlexPod AI

 

2021-06

FlexPod Datacenter for AI/ML with Cisco UCS 480 ML & Nvidia T4 & vGPU for Deep Learning CVD Design Guide

 2020-01

 2020-01

Deploy NetApp Trident CSI Plug-in on Cisco Container Platform with FlexPod

 

 2020-06

FlexPod Datacenter for OpenShift Container Platform 4

 

 2020-08

FlexPod Datacenter for AI/ML with Cisco UCS C480 ML for Deep Learning Design Guide

 2019-03

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Docker Datacenter for Container Management

 2017-02

 

VDI

 

Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod Datacenter for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with VMware vSphere 8 for up to 2500 Sessions

2023-12

FlexPod Datacenter for VMware Horizon 8 with VMware vSphere 8 for up to 3000 Sessions

 

 2023-12

FlexPod Datacenter for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with VMware vSphere 8 for up to 1000 Sessions

 

 2023-10

FlexPod Datacenter using Cisco UCS X-Series with VMware Horizon and VMware vSphere 7 for up to 2600 Seats

 2023-07

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix VDI and VMware vSphere 7 for up to 2500 Seats

 

 2022-04

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware Horizon and VMware vSphere 7 for up to 2300 Seats (DG)

2022-04

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops 1912 LTSR and VMware vSphere 7

 

2021-06

FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops 1912 LTSR and VMware vSphere 7 for up to 6000 Seats

 

2021-05

FlexPod Datacenter with NetApp ONTAP 9.6, VMware Horizon View 7.10, and VMware vSphere 6.7 U2 with Cisco UCS Manager 4.0 for up to 6700 Seats

 2020-04

 

FlexPod for 3D Graphics Visualization with VMware and NVIDIA (White Paper)

 2019-01

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp 7.15 and VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1 for 6000 Seats

 2018-06

 2018-06

FlexPod Datacenter with VMware Horizon View 7.3 and VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1 with Cisco UCS Manager 3.2 for 5000 Seats

 2018-01

 2018-01

Enterprise Databases

 

Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod with All-Flash SAN Array (SAN-optimized FlexPod (TR))

2024-05

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Oracle 21c RAC on Cisco UCS X-Series M7 and NetApp AFF900 with NVMe/FC

2023-12

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Oracle 21c RAC DNFS, on Cisco UCS X-Series, 100G Fabric, and NetApp AFF800

2023-05

 

FlexPod with Microsoft SQL Server 2019 on Vmware 7.0 (WP)

2021-09

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Oracle 19c RAC Databases on Cisco UCS and NetApp AFF with NVMe over FibreChannel

 

2021-04

Oracle 19c RAC Databases on FlexPod DataCenter with Cisco UCS and NetApp AFF A800 over FC (NVA)

2021-02

2021-02

SAP HANA FC SAN CVD

 

 2020-12

SAP Non-HANA with SQL White Paper (WP)

 2020-12

 

FlexPod Datacenter for SAP Solution with Cisco UCS 3rd Generation and NetApp AFF A–Series

 2020-11

 

FlexPod Datacenter for SAP Solution using FibreChannel SAN with Cisco UCS Manager 4.0 and NetApp ONTAP 9.7

2020-10

 

FlexPod Datacenter for Microsoft SQL Server 2019 and VMware vSphere 6.7

 2020-07

 

Deploy SAP Data Hub on FlexPod with Cisco Container Platform (White Paper)

 2020-05

 

FlexPod Datacenter for SAP Solution with Cisco ACI, Cisco UCS Manager 4.0, and NetApp AFF A–Series

 2020-04

 2020-06

SAP Application Servers on FlexPod with Oracle Database and Cisco UCS and NetApp AFF (White Paper)

 

2020-04

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and VMware vSphere 6.5

 2018-06

 2018-06

FlexPod Datacenter for SAP Solution with Cisco UCS Manager 4.0 and NetApp AFF A with ONTAP 9.6 (CVD)

 2019-10

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Oracle RAC Databases on Cisco UCS and NetApp AFF A-Series

 2019-01

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 on Linux VM Running on VMware and Hyper-V

 2019-01

 

FlexPod Datacenter for SAP Solution with Cisco UCS Manager 3.2 and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

 2018-05

 2018-05

FlexPod Datacenter for SAP Solution with IP-Based Storage using NetApp AFF A-Series and Cisco UCS Manager 3.2

 2017-11

 2017-11

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft SQL Server 2014

 2016-07

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Oracle RAC on Oracle Linux

 

 2015-10

FlexPod Select for High-Performance Oracle RAC

 2015-10

 2015-12

Hybrid Cloud

 

Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod Datacenter with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and NetApp Astra

2022-12

 

FlexPod XCS as a Workload Domain for VMware Cloud Foundation Design Guide

2022-10

 

FlexPod Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.7 Bare Metal

2021-09

 

NetApp Cloud Insights for FlexPod (Technical Report)

 

2020-11

FlexPod with Storage Tiering to Cloud using FabricPool (TR)

 2019-10

 

FlexPod Datacenter with IBM Cloud Private with Cisco UCS Manager, NetApp ONTAP 9.3 AFF, and VMware vSphere 6.5U1

 2018-08

 2018-08

FlexPod Datacenter for Platform as a Service with Apprenda 8.2, Cisco ACI 3.1, and Kubernetes 1.9.4

 2018-05

 

FlexPod Datacenter for Hybrid Cloud with Cisco CloudCenter and NetApp Private Storage

 2017-08

 2018-02

FlexPod Datacenter with Apprenda for PaaS

 2017-04

 

NetApp Data Fabric with FlexPod & Cisco Intercloud Fabric

 2015-03

 

Healthcare

 

Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod Hybrid Cloud with Cloud Volumes ONTAP for Epic (TR)

2023-06

 

FlexPod - Epic for Large Hospitals

2023-06

 

FlexPod for Epic EHR with Cisco Intersight and NetApp ONTAP 9.10

 

2022-06

FlexPod for Genomics Workload (TR)

2021-11

 

FIPS 140-2 security-compliant FlexPod solution for healthcare

 

2021-06

FlexPod for Electronic Health Record Systems (TR)

2021-01

 

FlexPod for Medical Imaging (TR)

 

2020-10

Performance Testing for EPIC EHR on FlexPod (TR)

2019-06

 

The FlexPod for MEDITECH Directional Sizing Guide (TR)

2019-03

 

FlexPod Datacenter for MEDITECH

 

2019-04

Microsoft Apps

 

Design Guide

Deployment Guide

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Exchange 2016, SharePoint 2016, and NetApp AFF A300

 

 2017-10

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Applications and NetApp AFF A-Series

 2017-09

 

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Exchange 2013, F5 BIG-IP and Cisco ACI

 2015-12

 2016-05

FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Sharepoint 2013 and Cisco ACI

 2015-08

 2015-05

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