Behind the Scenes: Episode 88 – Migrating to ONTAP, FlexGroup volumes

Welcome to the Episode 88, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we invited Hadrian Baron of NetApp's migration team to talk about moving from 7-Mode and competitor storage over to clustered ONTAP, as well as the advancements made in the simplicity and … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 88 – Migrating to ONTAP, FlexGroup volumes

Behind the Scenes: Episode 87 – The NetApp A-Team visits RTP!

Welcome to the Episode 87, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we recap the annual NetApp A-Team meeting with NetApp product owners and executives on campus. This meeting is called the ETL (Extract, Transform, Load). In this meeting, NetApp leadership presents to … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 87 – The NetApp A-Team visits RTP!

Behind the Scenes: Episode 86 – Veeam 9.5 Update 2

Welcome to the Episode 86, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” We wrap up "Release Week" with an episode on Veeam's new release with Veeam Technical Evangelist/NetApp A-Team member Michael Cade! (@michaelcade1) Find out what new goodness is in Veeam's latest release and get a rundown of … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 86 – Veeam 9.5 Update 2

ONTAP 9.2RC1 is available!

Like clockwork, the 6 month cadence is upon us again. ONTAP 9.2RC1 is available for download here: http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/software/ontap/9.2RC1/ If you're interested in a podcast where we cover the ONTAP 9.2 features, check it out here: https://soundcloud.com/techontap_podcast/episode-85-ontap-92 Also out: OnCommand (truly) Unified Manager 7.2: http://mysupport.netapp.com/documentation/productlibrary/index.html?productID=61373 https://soundcloud.com/techontap_podcast/episode-83-oncommand-unified-manager-72 For now, let's dive in a bit, shall we? First … Continue reading ONTAP 9.2RC1 is available!

New doc – Top Best Practices for FlexGroup volumes

When I wrote TR-4571: NetApp FlexGroup Volume Best Practices and Implementation Guide, I wanted to keep the document under 50 pages to be more manageable and digestible. 95 pages later, I realized there was so much good information to pass on to people about NetApp FlexGroup volumes that I wasn't going to be able to … Continue reading New doc – Top Best Practices for FlexGroup volumes

ONTAP 9.1P3 is available!

ONTAP 9.1P3 is available for download today. You can get it here: mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/software/ontap/9.1P3 P-releases are patch releases and include bug fixes. Fixed in this release (since P2): 1015156 Storage controller disruption might occur when closing a CIFS session or a CIFS tree with large number of open files. 1028842 Storage system might experience a disruption … Continue reading ONTAP 9.1P3 is available!