ONTAP 9.3 is now GA!

ONTAP 9 is on a new cadence model, which brings a new release every 6 months. Today, ONTAP 9.3GA is available here! http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/software/ontap/9.3 ONTAP 9.3 was announced at NetApp Insight 2017 in Las Vegas and was covered at a high level by Jeff Baxter in the following blog: Announcing NetApp ONTAP 9.3: The Next Step … Continue reading ONTAP 9.3 is now GA!

Behind the Scenes: Episode 117 – Storage QoS in ONTAP 9.3

Welcome to the Episode 117, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we invited the NTAPFLIGuy, Mike Peppers, to talk about QoS and performance in ONTAP 9.3. Listen for a general overview of QoS maximums and minimums, as well as the new Adaptive QoS … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 117 – Storage QoS in ONTAP 9.3

Behind the Scenes: Episode 97 – ONTAP Analytics and Telemetry Service (OATS)

Welcome to the Episode 97, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we’re talking ONTAP Analytics in the cloud and the new OATS product with a crew of performance folks including Greg Keller (@kellergc, Sr. Director, Performance Engineering), Matt Hambrick (Director of Performance … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 97 – ONTAP Analytics and Telemetry Service (OATS)

Behind the Scenes: Episode 90 – ONTAP Performance Enhancements, including QoS Minimums

Welcome to the Episode 90, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we invited SAN and Performance TME Mike Peppers (@NTAPFLIGuy) to discuss the new performance enhancements in ONTAP 9.2! Join us as we talk about QoS minimums, balanced LUN placement and more! … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 90 – ONTAP Performance Enhancements, including QoS Minimums

Behind the Scenes: Episode 76 – Customer Chat with Yahoo’s Jeff Mohler

Welcome to the Episode 76, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week on the podcast, we bring in a NetApp customer for a candid chat about how they use NetApp’s portfolio in their environment and what sort of challenges they face in day to day operations. … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 76 – Customer Chat with Yahoo’s Jeff Mohler

Behind the Scenes: Episode 71 – SPC-1 benchmark and the A700s

Welcome to the Episode 71, part of the continuing series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” We decided to do a mid-week release of the podcast to talk about the brand new AFF platform, as well as the insanely high results from the SPC-1 benchmark test! We bring in the performance team, featuring … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Episode 71 – SPC-1 benchmark and the A700s