Category Archive: NetApp

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 16

Monitoring Your Storage: Which Software Do I Choose?

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“Which NetApp management product do I use for performance, configuration and capacity management?”  This is a question I got from a customer last week.  The customer needed to monitor their current storage environment but were at a loss as to which management solution from NetApp to choose. They actually used the term “at a loss” …

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Dec 19

NFS, VAAI, NetApp and vCloud Director 5.1

VMware API for Array Integration (otherwise known as VAAI) makes like easier by making processes more efficient in vCloud Director.  I’m not going to go through all of the functionality found in VAAI.  For a look at that see Cormac Hogan’s Blog.  He does an awesome job of detailing VAAI.  So, with that said I’d …

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Dec 18

NetApp and vCloud Integrations

One of the questions that I get asked regularly is what are NetApp’s integration points with vCloud Director 5.1.  So, since I get asked this a lot I figure it would be a good idea to create a blog post around this topic.  Take a look at the list below for an idea of the …

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Dec 11

Automate your Cloud with OnCommand Workflow Automation!

Over the last several months I’ve discovered a product that really seems to have a nice sweet spot in the realm of cloud computing, storage, and automation.  When I find something that I like, I like to talk about it.  Workflow Automation (WFA) is something that I definitely like.  Give me a few minutes to …

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