Lenovo ThinkAgile MX Certified Configurations for Azure Stack HCI - V1 ServersPositioning Information

Updated
28 Jun 2022
Form Number
LP0866
PDF size
36 pages, 1.1 MB

Abstract

This document provides background information regarding the Microsoft Windows Server Software-Defined (WSSD) program for Windows Server 2016 and the Microsoft Azure Stack HCI program for Windows Server 2019, as well as the benefits of deploying certified configurations based on Lenovo® ThinkAgile™ MX Certified Nodes and Appliances. We focus on details of current Lenovo certified configurations for Azure Stack HCI that are based on ThinkSystem™ SE350 and SR650 servers, including processor, memory, network, and storage components available for each cluster node. This includes the following solutions:

  • ThinkAgile MX3520-H Hybrid Appliance
  • ThinkAgile MX3520-F All-Flash Appliance
  • ThinkAgile MX Certified Node on SR650
  • ThinkAgile MX1020-H Hybrid Appliance
  • ThinkAgile MX1020-F All-Flash Appliance
  • ThinkAgile MX1021-H Hybrid Certified Node
  • ThinkAgile MX1021-F All-Flash Certified Node

Looking for Lenovo ThinkAgile MX solutions that are based on our V2 servers? Check our companion document at http://lenovopress.com/lp1520.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Microsoft HCI certification overview
ThinkAgile MX Series solutions
Lenovo certified configurations for Microsoft S2D
Component selection
Network switches
Other recommendations
Summary
Change History
Authors
Notices
Trademarks

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Change History

Changes in the June 2022 update:

  • Added NVIDIA A2 and A30 GPUs to list of supported GPUs (page 22)
  • Added 4350 HBAs to list of supported Storage HBAs (page 23)
  • Added Intel E810 NIC to list of supported iWARP network adapters (page 23)
  • Updated certified storage device lists (Tables 3 and 4 on pages 24 and 25)
  • Updated storage device EOL table (Table 5 on page 26)