In this session, I presented the common customer connectivity designs, and discuss considerations, constraints, and features that need to be considered when designing connectivity between VMware Cloud on AWS with existing data centers, AWS native resources, and, the public internet.
With SDDC version 1.18, VMware released the capability to add additional Tier-1 gateways inside of the SDDC for VMware Cloud on AWS. Customers have additional capabilities to consider in designing their SDDC. Customers can now have overlapping IP space in the SDDC, use zone/perimeter firewalling, implement gateway specific VPNs, or other features.
One of the unique features of VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) is stretched clusters. It allows customers to run their VMs and provide resiliency across AWS availability zones (AZ) without having to re-architect an application. At a basic level, it works by creating a vSAN stretched cluster across two AZs, with a third AZ hosting …