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Introducing the Microsoft Azure Stack Development Kit on Lenovo Servers

Planning / Implementation

16 Apr 2018
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Microsoft Azure Stack brings the Azure Public Cloud experience into the customer’s data center. Azure Stack is a multi-node hyper-converged hybrid cloud solution which was released in September 2017 as an integrated appliance from Lenovo®. In addition, the Azure Stack Development Kit (ASDK) is available for customers to run PoC on a single node.

This paper is a guide for IT consultants that want a head start on Microsoft Azure Stack experience. It provides a sample Bill of Materials (BOM) based on ThinkSystem SR650 and System x3650 M5 and for Azure Stack single node ASDK implementation. The paper also provides guidance and important things to note during the implementation process.

Table of Contents

Azure Stack Development Kit
Hardware requirements
Recommended configuration
Getting started
Installing Azure Stack ASDK
Next steps
Change history

Change History

Changes in the April 16, 2018:

  • Minor corrections to steps in Step 3. Deploy the development kit

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