Tag Archive: Cloud

Jun 04

NetApp Dynamic Storage Types Package

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I am pleased to announce the NetApp Dynamic Storage Types Package. The NetApp Dynamic Storage Types Package will allow setting NetApp storage as an output for vRealize Orchestration (vRO) workflows and in turn as an output for vRealize Automation life cycle management.  This is done by taking advantage of the native dynamic plugin capability in vRO 5.5.2 …

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Jun 02

NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation and VMware vRealize Orchestration Workflow Sample Pack

We are pleased to announce the NetApp OnCommand WFA and VMware vRealize Orchestrator workflows sample pack. This sample workflow pack has multiple workflows that allow for storage automation from VMware vRealize Orchestration to NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation over the REST interface created using the NetApp vRealize Integration Package for OnCommand WFA 3.0 package previously published.  This …

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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 26

Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Part 3: Create Workflow Integration with vCO and WFA

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Now we will look at how to create vCenter Orchestrator workflows that call WFA. This post will take you through initial workflow creation and assumes you have followed the previous posts and have the NetApp WFA Pakcage for VMware vCenter Orchestrator (you can download from here) already installed.  Be warned that this is a LONG blog …

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Mar 10

Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Part 1: Setup WFA

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Over the past months I’ve given multiple presentations on software-defined storage and how NetApp plays in this space.  I have also been part of a project to integrate NetApp storage into VMware’s Software-defined Data Center model.  NetApp, of course, would be the Software-defined Storage goodness of VMware’s SDDC.  NetApp WFA integrates with vCAC and vCO …

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Feb 26

Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Overview: vCAC 6, vCO, and NetApp WFA

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Lately, I’ve been heads down designing a NetApp software-defined storage solution in conjunction with VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) 6.0.  For the overall solution, we are using NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) to handle the storage automation.  vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) then makes calls through REST to WFA to activate storage creation for cloud environments.  In …

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