[Updated March 3, 2017]
Figure 1. Parallelspace Logical/Physical Architecture View: Microsoft Azure Stack POC (April 2016)
- The actual drive letters will vary from system to system. Don’t fret these details.
- I’ll keep adding more detail to the model as I work through the full deployment of the Microsoft Azure Stack POC.
Here’s what the original Microsoft drawing (a Visio sketch – not a model) looks like in April 2016 (from https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/azure-stack-architecture/):
Figure 2. Microsoft Azure Conceptual Architecture View: Microsoft Azure Stack POC (April 2016)
Microsoft has subsequently updated their conceptual architecture diagram (March 1, 2017). It now looks like this (at the same URL noted above). The new diagram is an improvement and I can’t help but imagine it was influenced by my ArchiMate model.
Figure 3. Microsoft Azure Architecture View: Microsoft Azure Stack POC (March 2017)
For a topic that in theory has a relatively narrow audience, this article has had an extraordinary number of views over the past year.
Michael Herman (Toronto)
p.s. I can only assume it is Microsofties trying to learn a little bit more about enterprise architecture. You can see the (good) results in Figure 3 (above).