Welcome to the Episode 330, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we cover what's new in NetApp ONTAP 9.11.1 with ONTAP Evangelist Keith Aasen (firstname.lastname@example.org)! For more information: ONTAP 9.11.1 download ONTAP 9.11.1 release notes Tech ONTAP Community We also now have a presence on the … Continue reading Behind the Scenes Episode 330 – NetApp ONTAP 9.11.1 Overview
Welcome to the Episode 289, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we discuss the latest news in the NetApp/Rubrik partnership and how Rubrik works with Ben Kendall (Alliances Technical Partner Manager, Americas at Rubrik, https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-kendall-6436609/) and PF Guglielmi (Alliances Field CTO @pfguglielmi) of Rubrik and Chris Maino … Continue reading Behind the Scenes Episode 289 – NetApp and Rubrik: Better Together
ONTAP is keeping the twice-yearly release cadence by providing spring and fall releases to keep up with the need for new and rapidly developing features. In addition, the cloud versions of ONTAP will use different release numbers. ONTAP 9.9 signifies the cloud release of ONTAP and ONTAP 9.9.1 is the on-prem release. You can download … Continue reading ONTAP 9.9.1RC1 is now available!
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
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
Yesterday, I was speaking with a customer who is a cloud provider. They were discussing how to use NFSv4 with clustered Data ONTAP for one of their customers. As we were talking, I brought up pNFS and its capabilities. They were genuinely excited about what pNFS could do for their particular use case.
ONTAP 9.8 is currently available as a release candidate here: https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/ontap9/downloads-tab We're pretty close to seeing it available for general availability, so in preparation for that, here are some resources available for you to figure out exactly what is in the latest release. Insight Presentation: Do More with Less in the Latest Release of NetApp … Continue reading What’s New for ONTAP 9.8?
Welcome to the Episode 263, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, NetApp ONTAP Virtualization PM Karl Konnerth (@konnerth) and Virtualization TME Chance Bingen (@CB8MyDataCenter) join me to discuss the latest updates to ONTAP for VMware virtualization integration, as well as what sessions they recommend for NetApp Insight … Continue reading Behind the Scenes – Episode 263: Virtualization in ONTAP – Fall 2020 Update
This week, I was lucky enough to snag a long-time NetApp customer and engineering partner DreamWorks Animation to talk about how the studio leverages NetApp ONTAP to build some of the most creative and effects intensive CG animated films on the planet.
Welcome to the Episode 228, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we discuss FlexPod and the new initiative to create validated designs for industry verticals. First up - Healthcare and Epic software with NetApp Sr. Product Manager for Converged Infrastructure, Ketan Mota (email@example.com) … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 228 – FlexPod for Industry Verticals – Healthcare