Data Management for VMware Tanzu supports multiple deployment models. Choose the model that best meets the needs of your organization.
If you are evaluating the product, the simplest deployment model is a small footprint deployment of Data Management for VMware Tanzu. In such a deployment, a single Provider VM and Agent VM are installed in the same vSphere cluster and use a common, shared datastore.
You may choose to deploy the Provider VM in High Availability mode in a production installation of Data Management for VMware Tanzu. In HA mode, you deploy multiple Provider VMs to ensure the availability and durability of the DMS installation.