Behind the Scenes: Episode 45 – ONTAP Select and ONTAP 9 SAN Improvements

Welcome to the Episode 45, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This is yet another in the series of episodes for ONTAP 9 month on the podcast. This week, we welcome Director of Product Management Peter Skovrup and SAN TME Mike Peppers (@NTAPFLIGuy) to talk about ONTAP … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 45 – ONTAP Select and ONTAP 9 SAN Improvements

Setting up BIND to be as insecure as possible in Centos/RHEL7

DNS, in general, should be locked down as much as possible. It's too easy for hackers to send DNS attacks like DDoS unless you set up some security measures. However, if you're just trying to set up a simple BIND DNS server in a lab that's not on a public network and is behind a … Continue reading Setting up BIND to be as insecure as possible in Centos/RHEL7

Behind the Scenes: Episode 44 – ONTAP 9 Flash Performance Improvements

Welcome to the Episode 44, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This is yet another in the series of episodes for ONTAP 9 month on the podcast. This week, we welcome the Flash experts Skip Shapiro and Dan Isaacs to discuss what's new in the world of … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 44 – ONTAP 9 Flash Performance Improvements

Behind the Scenes: Episode 43 – ONTAP 9 Data Protection Features

Welcome to the Episode 43 version of the new series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This is yet another in the series of episodes for ONTAP 9 month on the podcast. This week, we invited a couple of our TMEs to talk about Data Protection features in ONTAP 9. Siddharth Agrawal … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 43 – ONTAP 9 Data Protection Features

ONTAP 9 Feature: Volume rehosting

Clustered Data ONTAP (now known as NetApp ONTAP) is a clustered file system that leverages virtualized storage containers known as Storage Virtual Machines (SVMs) that act as "blades" to create a secure, multi-tenant environment with a unified namespace. These SVMs own objects such as network interfaces and Flexible Volumes (FlexVols) and act as their own … Continue reading ONTAP 9 Feature: Volume rehosting

SolidFire Analyst Day News #BringOnTheFuture

Today, SolidFire announced a few things during their Analyst Day. First of all, they have new branding - one that's more in line with the NetApp color scheme. Secondly, there's a pretty rad new robot on the solidfire.com site, who totally looks like he's contemplating his own existence: They've also announced the intent to create a … Continue reading SolidFire Analyst Day News #BringOnTheFuture