Welcome to the Episode 50, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” A few weeks ago, I thought about making Episode 50 some big event. Confetti, balloons, special celebrity guests. Then inertia set in, as well as the notion that none of us are very "showy" guys. So, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 50 – Cisco Live Recap? Nah. FlexPod Infomercial!
Recently, the esteemed Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier) posted an article on setting up Kerberos for use with Ansible. My Kerberos senses started to tingle... While Jonathan was referring to Ansible, it made me remember that this question comes up a lot when trying to use Kerberos with Linux clients. Kerberos isn't necessarily easy When using Kerberos with … Continue reading The Joy of Sec: Realmd
Welcome to the Episode 49, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we dug up a podcast recording from the April-May time frame, where we spoke with the Storage Service Design team and Ken Socko about Data Governance and Operational Point Objectives. The concept is not … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 49 – Data Governance and Operational Point Objectives
I can be a little thick at times. I'll get asked a question a number of times, answer the question, and then forget the most important action item - document the question and answer somewhere to refer people to later, when I inevitably get asked the same question. Some of the questions I get asked about … Continue reading Spreading the love: Load balancing NAS connections in ONTAP
Sometimes, there are NetApp tools out there that no one really knows about - including people who work at NetApp. And it's unfortunate, as there are some pretty great tools out there. One tool in particular - NetAppDocs. What is it? NetAppDocs is: A PowerShell module and contains a set of functions that automate the … Continue reading NetApp stuff you should be using: NetAppDocs
Welcome to the Episode 48, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This is the final episodes for ONTAP 9 month on the podcast. This week, we talk about manageability tools with Director of Technical Marketing, Joel Kaufman (@thejoelk). We were supposed to have Vidula Aiyer on to … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 48 – ONTAP 9 Manageability
Every year, Eric Siebert (@ericsiebert) puts in a ton of work to collect and rank the top virtualization blogs. Last year, my blog made the (long) list in its first year. This year, I was hoping to crack the top 50. I don’t do a ton of virtualization posts, but I do sprinkle in a … Continue reading Top vBlog 2016 Results are in! Where did we land?
Welcome to the Episode 46, 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. Be sure to check out the post on FlexGroups here: FlexGroups: An evolution of NAS This week, we get to … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 46 – FlexGroups!