Technical white paper

Running VMware vSphere on HPE Superdome Flex Server

Introduction

VMware vSphere is a virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures using existing IT assets and resources. It is easy to deploy VMware vSphere on HPE Superdome Flex systems.
This paper provides instructions to deploy and update VMware vSphere on HPE Superdome Flex. You can also build your own VMware vSphere custom image. This white paper facilitates successful deployment and configuration of the VMware vSphere virtualization platform on HPE Superdome Flex systems. It includes a description of recommended HPE hardware and software components for HPE Superdome Flex and the best practices you may use when deploying VMware vSphere.

Hardware overview of HPE Superdome Flex

The following section provides an overview of the hardware and software requirements for the HPE Superdome Flex mission-critical x86 servers.