Like clockwork, the 6 month cadence is upon us again. ONTAP 9.2RC1 is available for download here: http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/software/ontap/9.2RC1/ If you're interested in a podcast where we cover the ONTAP 9.2 features, check it out here: https://soundcloud.com/techontap_podcast/episode-85-ontap-92 Also out: OnCommand (truly) Unified Manager 7.2: http://mysupport.netapp.com/documentation/productlibrary/index.html?productID=61373 https://soundcloud.com/techontap_podcast/episode-83-oncommand-unified-manager-72 For now, let's dive in a bit, shall we? First … Continue reading ONTAP 9.2RC1 is available!
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ONTAP 9.1 is now generally available (GA)!
Back in October, ONTAP 9.1 RC1 was released. Tons of new features were added, which I covered in ONTAP 9.1 RC1 is now available! Some of the major features included: Tons of brand new platforms NetApp FlexGroup (Generally available!) with Unified Manager and Performance Manager support! (9.1 RC2 brought SMB support) Check out the official NetApp blog … Continue reading ONTAP 9.1 is now generally available (GA)!
9.1RC2 is now available!
9.1RC2 is now available! That’s right – release candidate now available. If you have concerns over the “RC” designation, allow me to recap what I mentioned in a previous blog post: RC versions have completed a rigorous set of internal NetApp tests and are are deemed ready for public consumption. Each release candidate would … Continue reading 9.1RC2 is now available!
NetApp FlexGroup: An evolution of NAS
Check out how NetApp FlexGroup is making NAS great again!
Behind the Scenes: Episode 57 – Scale Out Networking in ONTAP
Welcome to the Episode 57, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” https://whyistheinternetbroken.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/group-4-2016.jpg?w=676 This week on the podcast, we invite Juan Mojica (@juan_m_mojica), Product Manager at NetApp, for a technical discussion about scale out networking in ONTAP. We cover IP Spaces, broadcast domains and subnets, as well as … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 57 – Scale Out Networking in ONTAP
What’s the deal with remote I/O in ONTAP?
I'm sure most of you have seen Seinfeld, so be sure to read the title in your head as if Seinfeld is delivering it. I used a comedian as a starter because this post is about a question that I get asked - a lot - that is kind of a running joke by now. … Continue reading What’s the deal with remote I/O in ONTAP?
Behind the Scenes: Episode 51 – Guided Problem Solving and Live Chat Support
Welcome to the Episode 51, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we welcome Ross Ackerman (@TheRossAckerman) to talk about some improvements to the NetApp Support site experience, and how customers can leverage support without having to open cases or pick up the phone. Guided Problem … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 51 – Guided Problem Solving and Live Chat Support
The Joy of Sec: Realmd
Recently, the esteemed Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier) posted an article on setting up Kerberos for use with Ansible. My Kerberos senses started to tingle... While Jonathan was referring to Ansible, it made me remember that this question comes up a lot when trying to use Kerberos with Linux clients. Kerberos isn't necessarily easy When using Kerberos with … Continue reading The Joy of Sec: Realmd
Spreading the love: Load balancing NAS connections in ONTAP
I can be a little thick at times. I'll get asked a question a number of times, answer the question, and then forget the most important action item - document the question and answer somewhere to refer people to later, when I inevitably get asked the same question. Some of the questions I get asked about … Continue reading Spreading the love: Load balancing NAS connections in ONTAP
Behind the Scenes: Episode 46 – FlexGroups!
Welcome to the Episode 46, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This is yet another in the series of episodes for ONTAP 9 month on the podcast. Be sure to check out the post on FlexGroups here: FlexGroups: An evolution of NAS This week, we get to … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 46 – FlexGroups!