Behind the Scenes: Episode 75 – NetApp 101

Welcome to the Episode 75, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we brought in a couple of NetApp n00bz from SolidFire – Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja) and Mike Turner (@1andOnlyMikeT) to talk about NetApp basics, from our portfolio offerings to our culture. Mike plays the role … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 75 – NetApp 101

SMB1 Vulnerabilities: How do they affect NetApp’s Data ONTAP?

***Updated June 8, 2020*** Google SMBv1 vulnerability, and you'll get a ton of hits. There's a reason for this. SMB1 is the devil! But seriously, there are some major security holes in the protocol. For a good rundown, check out the new NetApp CIFS/SMB TME Chris Hurley's blog: http://averageguyx.blogspot.com/2017/03/smb1-is-baaaaaad.html This is in addition to the … Continue reading SMB1 Vulnerabilities: How do they affect NetApp’s Data ONTAP?

Behind the Scenes: Episode 74 – Performance 101 with Tony Gaddis

Welcome to the Episode 74, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we welcome Mr. Performance, Tony Gaddis (gaddis@netapp.comgaddis@netapp.com) into the studio to give us an ONTAP performance primer. We discuss WAFL, ONTAP performance basics, frequently asked questions and approaches to performance troubleshooting. Finding the Podcast … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 74 – Performance 101 with Tony Gaddis

Behind the Scenes: Episode 73 – SNIA and Technology Trends

Welcome to the Episode 73, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we invited one of the board members over at the storage industry's standards organization, the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). Alex McDonald (@alextangent) is a director and vice-chair at SNIA and covers cloud, as … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 73 – SNIA and Technology Trends

Behind the Scenes: Episode 72 – Demystifying NVMe

Welcome to the Episode 72, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we invited a gaggle of NetApp's flash brain trust to discuss the emerging technology NVMe and its place within the storage landscape and attempt to demystify it. Is NVMe the future or a passing trend? … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 72 – Demystifying NVMe