VMware vSphere Bitfusion is a sophisticated product with multiple components to install and set up. To ensure a successful vSphere Bitfusion deployment, understand the sequence of tasks required.

Figure 1. vSphere Bitfusion Installation Workflow
Workflow diagram of the vSphere Bitfusion Installation Process

The steps to successfully install vSphere Bitfusion are as follows.

  1. Read the vSphere Bitfusion release notes.
  2. Ensure that your environment meets the minimum system requirements and any additional resources required to run the artificial intelligence and machine learning workloads you plan to run. See System Requirements for vSphere Bitfusion Server and Installing the vSphere Bitfusion Client.
  3. Install the primary vSphere Bitfusion server. See Deploying the vSphere Bitfusion Appliance.
  4. Install additional vSphere Bitfusion servers as necessary. See Add Subsequent vSphere Bitfusion Servers.
  5. Install vSphere Bitfusion clients. See Installing the vSphere Bitfusion Client.
  6. Enable the vSphere Bitfusion clients. See Enabling the vSphere Bitfusion Client.