Behind the Scenes – Episode 269: Medical Imaging Workloads with NetApp Solutions

Welcome to the Episode 269, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, NetApp's Tony Turner (@tnyturner) drops by to talk about how NetApp solutions are driving successful deployments for medical imaging workloads. For more information: FlexPod for Medical Imaging https://www.netapp.com/pdf.html?item=/media/19793-tr-4865.pdf Podcast Transcriptions If you want … Continue reading Behind the Scenes – Episode 269: Medical Imaging Workloads with NetApp Solutions

Behind the Scenes – Episode 268: NetApp FabricPool and S3 in ONTAP 9.8

Welcome to the Episode 268, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we discuss the new changes in the ONTAP 9.8 release for NetApp's cloud tiering solution - FabricPool - and the official support for ONTAP's S3 server with TME John Lantz and Product Manager … Continue reading Behind the Scenes – Episode 268: NetApp FabricPool and S3 in ONTAP 9.8

Behind the Scenes: Episode 243 – NetApp Project Astra

Welcome to the Episode 243, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast,  we have a deep discussion about Project Astra and what it means going forward for NetApp's Cloudand Kubernetes story - as well as what went into container-izing ONTAP! Joining us this week: … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 243 – NetApp Project Astra

Behind the Scenes: Episode 212 – Azure NetApp Files

Welcome to the Episode 212, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast,  Lee Jiles (lee.jiles@netapp.com, Sr. Manager of Azure Global) and Will Stowe (wstowe@netapp.com, Cloud Architect) tell us all about the NetApp cloud native offering in Microsoft Azure, why you might want to use it, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 212 – Azure NetApp Files

Behind the Scenes: Episode 149 – Cloud Volume Services Performance with Oracle Databases

Welcome to the Episode 149, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, TME Chad Morgenstern (@sockpupets) joins us to discuss how performance looks in Cloud Volume Services for Oracle Database workloads. Interested in Cloud Volume Services? You can investigate on your own here: https://cloud.netapp.com/cloud-volumes You can … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 149 – Cloud Volume Services Performance with Oracle Databases

Behind the Scenes: Episode 148 – An Introduction to Cloud Volume Services

Welcome to the Episode 148, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we invited Eiki Hrafnsson (@EirikurH), Chief Architect, Data Fabric, and Sr. Manager, Product Marketing, Cloud, Ingo Fuchs (@IngoFuchs) to give us the lowdown on what Cloud Volume Services are and where people are expected to use … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 148 – An Introduction to Cloud Volume Services

Behind the Scenes: Episode 141 FabricPool Enhancements in ONTAP 9.4

Welcome to the Episode 141, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, FabricPools Lifeguard/TME John Lantz discusses the latest enhancements to the cloud-connected feature in ONTAP 9.4, as well as the technical details behind how FabricPools work. Finding the Podcast The podcast is all … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 141 FabricPool Enhancements in ONTAP 9.4

Behind the Scenes: Episode 122 – Infrastructure as a Service

Welcome to the Episode 122, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we chat with a couple of NetApp’s cloud guys – Mark Beaupre (@Mark_Beaupre) and John Fullbright – about the latest way to consume ONTAP storage. Join us as we talk about … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 122 – Infrastructure as a Service

TECH::Docker + CIFS/SMB? That’s unpossible!

Recently, I've been playing with Docker quite a bit more, trying to educate myself on what it can and cannot do and where it fits in to NetApp and file services/NAS. I wrote a blog on setting up a PaaS container that can do Firefox over VNC (for Twitter, of all things), as well as one on using NFS in Docker. People have asked me (and I have wondered), what about CIFS/SMB? Now, we could totally do this via the Linux container I created via mount -t cifs or Samba. But I'm talking about Windows-based CIFS/SMB.