This solution uses Server 2017 architectural design principles and guidelines to achieve balanced virtualization on PowerEdge R740 servers and the Unity 650 All Flash storage array. This solution employs VMware virtualization on PowerEdge 740 servers and Unity 650F storage to build an efficient infrastructure for SQL Server databases. The solution employs the Data Domain DD6300 backup appliance for data protection.
The following figure shows the architectural design of the solution. The quantities of the components that are listed in the image will vary based on the sizing needs of your solution.
Figure 1. Architecture design