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Reference architecture
The IBM Cloud Virtual Server for VPC environment

Build and extend infrastructure into the cloud with privacy and security. The IBM Cloud VPC reference architecture diagram explains the essential services, such as subnets, load balancers and public gateways, to design a cloud-native network solution. IBM Cloud VPC supports private communications with other services, such as DevOps and cloud services. With IBM Cloud Virtual Server for VPC, deploy applications onto runtimes across regions and zones, and manage and scale networking services to support high availability and various connectivity scenarios.

Solution how-to guides Build an IBM Cloud VPC for 3-tier web applications

This reference architecture describes three methods of deploying a 3-tier web application on IBM Cloud VPC. This information applies to most 3-tier web applications that need to be resilient and highly available.

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Deploy isolated workloads across multiple locations and zones

Learn the steps of setting up isolated workloads by provisioning multiple IBM Cloud VPCs in two different regions with subnets and IBM Cloud Virtual Server for VPC.

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Migrate VMware on premises to IBM Cloud Virtual Server for VPC

When embarking on a data center transformation, RackWare RMM provides a seamless virtual-to-virtual re-platforming for VMware virtual machine to IBM Cloud Virtual Server for VPC, allowing you to adopt the native capabilities of IBM Cloud.

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Deploy VMware on bare metal servers for VPC

See how to create IBM Cloud VPC with multiple subnets to support vSphere networking and the provisioning of a VMware vSphere.

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Connecting to ESXi with bare metal servers for VPC

Learn how to connect VMware ESXi after your bare metal server is running to keep your network in a secure cloud environment.

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Courses and labs Advanced networking for IBM Cloud VPC

Learn how to make decisions and manage your network options for IBM Cloud Virtual Server for VPC.

IBM Cloud VPC, Containers and IaC

Step through 10 exercises that provide practical experience with IBM Cloud console, CLI and APIs.

Architecture center

Get hands-on experience with IBM Cloud VPC through self-guided labs created by our solution architects on GitHub.

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