This reference architecture guide provides an overview of the Microsoft Azure Stack HCI operating system and guidance on how to deploy stretched clusters in your environment. The guide provides network topology references and best practices to consider during a stretched cluster deployment.
The Microsoft Azure Stack HCI operating system can be deployed in both standalone and stretched cluster environments. For the deployment steps for a standalone cluster and end-to-end deployment steps with network and host configuration options, see the Network Integration and Host Network Configuration Options article.
Dell Technologies offers integrated systems with the new Azure Stack HCI operating system. This guide applies to select configurations of the integrated systems built using AX nodes.