Category Archive: Cloud Computing

May 15

Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Part 4: Advanced Workflow Design with Wrapper Workflows in vCO and WFA

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Its taken me a while to get this post out. I have been swamped with multiple projects in the realm of automation and orchestration for Software-Defined Storage. With that said, lets get into how to create wrapped vCO workflows to call OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) workflows. First, we should have a discussion on workflows by …

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Mar 18

A Nice Bit of Recognition

At NetApp I’m part of a team that is in charge of designing and testing various solutions for vCloud Director on NetApp storage.  Apparently, the industry is taking notice of NetApp’s integration points with vCloud Director as evidenced by the article on CRN 15 Hot Storage Products For Virtualized Data Centers. While its a quick …

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Jan 17

Tips and Tricks with vCD 5.1

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Systems  have problems and knowing how to fix those problems or at least view where the problem may be happening can be key to trouble-shooting.  Below is a collection of tips and tricks I use in my vCD 5.1 environment (either frequently or infrequently) to begin diagnosing.  Hopefully, these will help you as much as …

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