Behind the Scenes: Episode 107 – NetApp Insight, GPDR & Data Fabric

Welcome to the Episode 107, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we get ready for Insight with a couple of interviews with some of the folks that will be attending the conference from NetApp and answering questions at Insight Central. Join us as we … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 107 – NetApp Insight, GPDR & Data Fabric

NetApp FlexGroup: Crazy fast

This week, the SPEC SFS®2014_swbuild test results for NetApp FlexGroup volumes submitted for file services were approved and published. TL;DR - NetApp was the cream of the crop. You can find those results here: http://spec.org/sfs2014/results/res2017q3/sfs2014-20170908-00021.html The testing rig was as follows: Four node FAS8200 cluster (not AFF) 72 4TB 7200 RPM 12Gb SAS drives (per HA … Continue reading NetApp FlexGroup: Crazy fast

Tech ONTAP Podcast: Now powered by NetApp FlexGroup volumes!

If you're not aware, I co-host the Tech ONTAP Podcast. I also am the TME for NetApp FlexGroup volumes. Inexplicably, we weren't actually storing our podcast files on NetApp storage - instead, we were using the local Mac SSD, which was problematic for three reasons: It was eventually going to fill up. If it failed, … Continue reading Tech ONTAP Podcast: Now powered by NetApp FlexGroup volumes!

Behind the Scenes: Episode 106 – NetApp Insight 2017 Preview

Welcome to the Episode 106, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we preview NetApp Insight 2017 with one of the event’s track leads, Jake Thorne, as well as the mastermind of Insight Central, Melissa Hara (@Melissa_NTAP)! Join us as we discuss what is where at the event, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 106 – NetApp Insight 2017 Preview

Behind the Scenes: Episode 105 – Converged Systems Advisor

Welcome to the Episode 105, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we chat about converged systems like FlexPod, and how the NetApp acquisition of Immersive brought us Config Advisor for your Converged Infrastructure, Converged Systems Advisor (CSA)! Join us and Keith Barto, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 105 – Converged Systems Advisor

Behind the Scenes: Episode 103 – vNAS using ONTAP Select

Welcome to the Episode 103, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” Former Tech ONTAP podcast host and current Virtually Speaking podcast host, Pete Flecha (@vPedroArrow), is the TME for vSAN at VMware and is always bugging me to do a show on vSAN. So, here we go! … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 103 – vNAS using ONTAP Select