Behind the Scenes – Episode 287 – Splunk SmartStore and NetApp StorageGrid

Welcome to the Episode 287, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, Josh Atwell (@josh_atwell), Steven Pruchniewski (@webscalesteve), James Bradshaw (james.bradshaw@netapp.com), Raj Grewal (raj.grewal@netapp.com) and Joseph Kandatilparambil (joseph.kandatilparambil@netapp.com) all join us to discuss Splunk SmartStore and the certification work being done with NetApp StorageGrid. For more information about … Continue reading Behind the Scenes – Episode 287 – Splunk SmartStore and NetApp StorageGrid

How to Map File and Folder Locations to NetApp ONTAP FlexGroup Member Volumes with XCP

The concept behind a NetApp FlexGroup volume is that ONTAP presents a single large namespace for NAS data, while ONTAP handles the balance and placement of files and folders to the underlying FlexVol member volumes, rather than a storage administrator needing to manage that. I cover it in more detail in: TR-4571: NetApp FlexGroup Volumes … Continue reading How to Map File and Folder Locations to NetApp ONTAP FlexGroup Member Volumes with XCP

How to identify a file or folder in ONTAP in NFS packet traces

When you're troubleshooting NFS issues, sometimes you have to collect a packet capture to see what's going on. But the issue is, packet captures don't really tell you the file or folder names. I like to use Wireshark for Mac and Windows, and regular old tcpdump for Linux. For ONTAP, you can run packet captures … Continue reading How to identify a file or folder in ONTAP in NFS packet traces

Behind the Scenes – Episode 286 – Virtual Desktop Service and VMware vSphere with ONTAP

Welcome to the Episode 286, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we discuss the new Virtual Desktop Service offering from NetApp with Technical Marketing Engineer Suresh Thoppay (@sthoppay, https://www.linkedin.com/in/sureshthoppay/)! For the VDS trial: https://cloud.netapp.com/vds-lp-30-day-sandbox-trial Podcast Transcriptions If you want a searchable transcript of the episode, check it … Continue reading Behind the Scenes – Episode 286 – Virtual Desktop Service and VMware vSphere with ONTAP

Behind the Scenes – Episode 285 – Project Astra? Project No More!

Welcome to the Episode 285, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, NetApp Technical Director Garrett Mueller (@innergy) and Senior Director of Cloud Management Sayan Saha (sayans@netapp.com) join us to discuss NetApp's Kubernetes automation stack, Astra, achieving general availability status! For more information: Cloud Field Day presentation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PvPu96QFnEContinue reading Behind the Scenes – Episode 285 – Project Astra? Project No More!

How to Configure MacOS to Use Active Directory LDAP for UNIX users/groups

In NetApp ONTAP, it's possible to serve data to NAS clients over SMB and NFS, including the same datasets. This is known as "multiprotocol NAS" and I cover the best practices for that in the new TR-4887: TR-4887: Multiprotocol NAS Best Practices in ONTAP When you do multiprotocol NAS in ONTAP (or really, and storage … Continue reading How to Configure MacOS to Use Active Directory LDAP for UNIX users/groups

Behind the Scenes – Episode 284 – Arterys and the Cloud Native Approach to Medical AI

Welcome to the Episode 284, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, Arterys CEO John Axerio-Cillies (john@arterys.com) and NetApp Healthcare Business Development Manager Esteban Rubens (@esteban_aihc) join us to discuss Arterys and their cloud native approach to medical artificial intelligence workloads. For more information on NetApp, AI and … Continue reading Behind the Scenes – Episode 284 – Arterys and the Cloud Native Approach to Medical AI