The Architecture and Design for Cloud Operations and Automation document contains a detailed design for adding and connecting cross-region VMware Workspace ONE® Access™ and VMware vRealize® Suite products to a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) deployment of VMware Validated Design™.

Architecture Overview discusses the building blocks and the main principles of cloud operations and automation solutions. Detailed Design provides the available design options according to the design objective, and a set of design decisions to justify selecting the path for building each solution.

Intended Audience

This design is intended for cloud architects, infrastructure administrators, and cloud administrators who are familiar with and want to use VMware software to automate and monitor an SDDC that is deployed according to VMware Validated Design.

Supported VMware Cloud Foundation Version

Architecture and Design for Cloud Operations and Automation is compatible with VMware Cloud Foundation™ 4.1.

Required VMware Software

Architecture and Design for Cloud Operations and Automation is compliant and validated with certain VMware Workspace ONE Access and vRealize Suite product versions on VMware Cloud Foundation. See VMware Validated Design Release Notes.

Before You Apply This Guidance

The sequence of the documentation of VMware Validated Design follows the stages for implementing and maintaining an SDDC.

If you plan to deploy an SDDC by following the prescriptive path of VMware Validated Design, to apply Architecture and Design for Cloud Operations and Automation, you must be acquainted with the following guidance:

  • Introducing VMware Validated Designs

  • VMware Validated Design Architecture and Design for the Management Domain

  • Optionally, VMware Validated Design Architecture and Design for a Virtual Infrastructure Workload Domain or VMware Validated Design Architecture and Design for a vSphere with Tanzu Workload Domain.

See Documentation Map for VMware Validated Design.

If you plan to deploy an SDDC by following the guidelines in the VMware Cloud Foundation documentation, to apply Architecture and Design for Cloud Operations and Automation, you must be acquainted with the following documentation:

  • Introducing VMware Cloud Foundation

  • Optionally, VMware Cloud Foundation Operations and Administration

  • Architecture and Design for the Management Domain

See the VMware Cloud Foundation documentation.

Update History

This Architecture and Design for Cloud Operations and Automation is updated with each release of the product or when necessary.

Revision

Description

22 OCT 2020 The Workspace ONE Access SSL certificate key size must be 2048 or 3072 bits. See Information Security and Access Control Design for Cross-Region Workspace ONE Access.

06 OCT 2020

Initial release.