Tag Archive: SDS

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 18

NetApp vRealize Integration Package for OnCommand WFA 3.0

We at NetApp have just released the third version of the NetApp vRealize Integration Package for OnCommand WFA 3.0. This package integrates NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) with VMware’s vRealize Automation (vRA) (formerly vCloud Automation Center). The package is installed in vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) (formerly vCenter Orchestrator or vCO) and then setup to communicate over a …

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Jul 22

Version 2.2 of the OnCommand Workflow Automation package for VMware vCenter Orchestrator Released

NetApp has just released version 2.2 of the WFA package for VMware vCO.  The primary improvement of this package is that it now allows the use of WFA 2.2 natively. This was done by adding a job status of “PLANNING”, which is a new job status in WFA 2.2  The package also now supports VMware’s …

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Jun 17

Two New Co-Branded Technical Reports

I’m pleased to announce two new jointly branded NetApp and VMware technical reports:  TR-4308: Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware and TR-4306: Building Automation and Orchestration for Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware. TR-4308 describes the joint NetApp and VMware solution to implement a software-defined storage environment.  This environment is a critical component toward achieving …

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Mar 17

My NetApp Communities Podcast on Software-Defined Storage

I would like to send a “Thank You” to @DatacenterDude and @vPedroArrow for hosting me on their NetApp Communities Podcast Friday, March 14th, 2014. We had a great discussion on software-defined storage in the software-defined data center.  They have an excellent weekly podcast and if you aren’t listening to them I’d highly recommend you do. …

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Mar 11

Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Part 2: Setup vCO to Call WFA Workflows

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In this part of my series we’ll be discussing setting up vCO to call WFA workflows. I will not be discussing installing vCO, as I am using vCAC 6 and it has a built-in vCO 5.5 environment already. You’ll need to have WFA 2.1 setup as well as vCAC 6 setup and configured. Let’s dive …

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