The solution in this document provides a reference architecture to deploy the Microsoft SQL Server in a containerized environment on PowerFlex in an HCI configuration with Red Hat OpenShift platform. This document also describes the best practices to configure a Microsoft SQL Server on a containerized environment to meet performance, resiliency, and scale.
This solution demonstrates how PowerFlex can be used to deliver high database performance and scale. The benchmark results in the Test Results section demonstrate the TPM performance capability of Microsoft SQL Server 2019 on PowerFlex. The document also shows how the SQL Server pods can be scaled across the PowerFlex cluster effortlessly.