Deploying a hyper-converged cluster with mismatched hardware

| July 24, 2019

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Software HCI implementations make it possible to build HCI clusters from mismatched hardware. Even so, see why matched hardware can make deployment easier to manage and maintain. Recent years have seen a steady growth in hyper-converged infrastructure adoption. A portion of this growth has been fueled by the fact that hyper-converged platforms have become far more flexible. At one time, deploying HCI meant almost certainly purchasing preconfigured appliances. Today, however, you can implement hardware-agnostic HCI platforms through software. So users no longer necessarily have to increase compute, storage and networking resources in lock step. DIY hyper-converged cluster pluses and minuses. Building your own hyper-converged cluster deployment using HCI software has its advantages and disadvantages. Keep in mind the following when implementing a hyper-converged infrastructure deployment.

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