Behind the Scenes: Episode 133 – NetApp E5700 and EF570

Welcome to the Episode 133, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we talk about the E-Series EF570 and where E-Series fits in the NetApp portfolio with Technical Marketing Engineer Todd Edwards (todd.edwards@netapp.com) and Product Manager Akash Gupta (akashg@netapp.com). You can learn more … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 133 – NetApp E5700 and EF570

Behind the Scenes: Episode 132 – Vector Data

Welcome to the Episode 132, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we find out just how resilient ONTAP can get when we talk to Vector Data, who specializes in customized ruggedized ONTAP deployments in some of the harshest environments you can imagine. … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 132 – Vector Data

Backing up/restoring ONTAP SMB shares with PowerShell

A while back, I posted a SMB share backup and restore PowerShell script written by one of our SMB developers.  Later, Scott Harney added some scripts for NFS exports. You can find those here: https://github.com/DatacenterDudes/cDOT-CIFS-share-backup-restore That was back in the ONTAP 8.3.x timeframe. They've worked pretty well for the most part, but since then, we're … Continue reading Backing up/restoring ONTAP SMB shares with PowerShell

Behind the Scenes: Episode 131 – NetApp at Storage Field Day 15

Welcome to the Episode 131, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we chat with the founder of Gestalt IT, Stephen Foskett and NetApp A-Team member/Storage Field Day 15 delegate, Glenn Dekhayser of Red8. We talk about what Tech Field Day is and … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 131 – NetApp at Storage Field Day 15

Behind the Scenes: Episode 130 – WAFL Deep Dive

  Welcome to the Episode 130, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we do a deep dive on WAFL with some of the folks that write the code. Our guests include: Senior Engineer, Brian Naylor File System Software Engineer, Travis Callahan Member … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 130 – WAFL Deep Dive

Cache Rules Everything Around Me: New Global Name Service Cache in ONTAP 9.3

In an ONTAP cluster made up of individual nodes with individual hardware resources, it's useful if a storage administrator can manage the entire cluster as a monolithic entity, without having to worry about what lives where. Prior to ONTAP 9.3, name service caches were node-centric, for the most part. This sometimes could create scenarios where … Continue reading Cache Rules Everything Around Me: New Global Name Service Cache in ONTAP 9.3

Behind the Scenes: Episode 129 – Cloud Control – Guarding Your SaaS Data

Welcome to the Episode 129, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we found NiMo! Niyaz Mohamed (mailto: niyaz@netapp.com) joins us to discuss Cloud Control and how it fits into the NetApp Data Fabric. In addition, check out these helpful resources for more … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 129 – Cloud Control – Guarding Your SaaS Data