New and updated FlexGroup Technical Reports now available for ONTAP 9.4!

ONTAP 9.4 is now available, so that means the TRs need to get a refresh. Here's what I've done for FlexGroup in ONTAP 9.4... New Tech Report! First, I moved the data protection section of the best practices TR (TR-4571) into its own dedicated backup and data protection TR, which can be found here: TR-4678: … Continue reading New and updated FlexGroup Technical Reports now available for ONTAP 9.4!

Behind the Scenes: Episode 139 – NVMe and New Hardware in ONTAP 9.4

Welcome to the Episode 139, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” Finding the PodcastThe podcast is all finished and up for listening. You can find it on iTunes or SoundCloud or by going to techontappodcast.com. This week’s episode is here: Also, if you don’t like using iTunes or SoundCloud, we … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 139 – NVMe and New Hardware in ONTAP 9.4

Behind the Scenes: Episode 138 – ONTAP 9.4 General Overview

Welcome to the Episode 138, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, ONTAP 9.4 is here! I managed to snag ONTAP Senior Vice President Octavian Tanase (@octav) and ONTAP Chief Evangelist Jeff Baxter (@baxontap) to discuss what went into some of the decisions we … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 138 – ONTAP 9.4 General Overview

ONTAP 9.4RC1 is now available!

Hear ye! Hear ye! All ye storage admins! ONTAP 9.4RC1 is announced today! That's right! Every 6 months, without fail, a new ONTAP version with a payload of new features is released. You can find ONTAP 9.4RC1 here: http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/software/ontap/9.4RC1 For info on what a release candidate is, see: http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/products/ontap_releasemodel/ Also, check out the documentation center: … Continue reading ONTAP 9.4RC1 is now available!