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VMware Validated Design Documentation

VMware Validated Design is a family of solutions for data center designs that span compute, storage, networking, and management, serving as a blueprint for your Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) implementation. The documentation of VMware Validated Design consists of succeeding deliverables for all stages of the SDDC life cycle.

All our documentation also comes in PDF, which you can access by selecting the PDF download icon while reading a page or viewing a search result.

This page covers the following topics:

Guided Documentation Map

The documentation of VMware Validated Design implements a sequence which reflects the stages for implementing and maintaining an SDDC.

Figure 1. Visual Map of the VMware Validated Design Documentation
VMware Validated Design documentation contains guidance on building and maintaining an SDDC. In addition to the step-by-step SDDC deployment, the documentation addresses most required post-deployment guidance.

VMware Validated Design supports three SDDC implementations – Standard SDDC, ROBO SDDC, and Consolidated SDDC. See SDDC Architectures.

After you deploy the SDDC, VMware Validated Design provides several types of post-deployment guidance:

  • Operational guidance
  • Security and compliance guidance
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