Sovereign Cloud

About Sovereign Cloud #

The Sovereign Cloud validated solution provides detailed design, implementation, configuration, and operation guidance on … A VMware validated solution is a technical validated implementation that is built and tested by VMware and VMware cloud providers to help customers resolve common business use cases. VMware validated solutions are cost-effective, performant, reliable, and secure. Each solution contains a detailed design, implementation, and operational guidance.

Automation for This Design in VMware Cloud Foundation #

The implementation tasks for some design decisions are automated by SDDC Manager. You must perform the implementation manually for the rest of the design decisions as noted in the design implication. To provide a fast and efficient path to automating the Sovereign Cloud implementation, this document provides Microsoft PowerShell cmdlets as code-based alternatives to completing certain procedures in each SDDC component’s user interface. You can directly reuse the PowerShell commands by replacing the provided sample values with values from your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook.

Intended Audience #

The Sovereign Cloud documentation is intended for cloud provider architects and administrators who are familiar with and want to use VMware software and a {VVS for CP topic} for VMware Cloud Foundation.

Support Matrix #

The Sovereign Cloud validated solution is compatible with certain versions of the VMware products that are used for implementing the solution.

Software Components in Sovereign Cloud #
VMware Cloud Foundation Version Product Group Component Versions
4.4.1 Products part of VMware Cloud Foundation See VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4.1 Release Notes.
Solution-added products
  • Product One 2.2.x
  • Product Two 3.4.x
4.4.0 Products part of VMware Cloud Foundation See VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4 Release Notes.
Solution-added products
  • Product One 2.0.x
  • Product Two 3.3.x
4.3.1 Products part of VMware Cloud Foundation See VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3.1 Release Notes.
Solution-added products
  • Product One 1.1.x
  • Product Two 3.2.x
4.3.0 Products part of VMware Cloud Foundation See VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3 Release Notes.
Solution-added products
  • Product One 1.0.x
  • Product Two 3.1.x

Before You Apply This Guidance #

To design and implement the Sovereign Cloud validated solution, your environment must have a certain configuration.

Supported VMware Cloud Foundation Deployment #
Workload Domain Deployment Details
Management domain
  • Automated deployment using VMware Cloud Builder.
  • Availability of overlay-backed or VLAN-backed NSX segments in NSX-T Data Center for traffic in the same VMware Cloud Foundation instance and between VMware Cloud Foundation instances not required.

See the following VMware Cloud Foundation Documentation:
  • For information on deploying the management domain, see VMware Cloud Foundation Getting Started Guide and VMware Cloud Foundation Deployment Guide.
  • For information on designing the management domain, see VMware Cloud Foundation Design Guide for the Management Domain.
(Optional) One or more virtual infrastructure workload domains
  • Automated deployment using VMware Cloud Builder.

See the following VMware Cloud Foundation Documentation:
  • For information on deploying the management domain, see VMware Cloud Foundation Getting Started Guide and VMware Cloud Foundation Deployment Guide.
  • For information on designing the management domain, see VMware Cloud Foundation Design Guide for the Management Domain.

Overview of Sovereign Cloud #

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Implementation Overview of Sovereign Cloud #
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Update History #

This Sovereign Cloud solution is updated when necessary.

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1. 31 MAY 2022 Long form description of revision
2. 28 APR 2022
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3. 29 MAR 2022
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