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SnapCenter 4.2 Simplifies Your Journey to Modern Data Protection

September 13, 2019

  We’ve received lots of customer feedback about asking us to make it easier for IT generalists or administrators to manage application-driven workload protection in SnapCenter. In response, we’ve simplified some of the processes in NetApp® SnapCenter® 4.2 and reduced the number of screens you need to navigate through.   If you’re deploying SnapCenter software […]

Protect and Restore SQL Server Resources Across vCenter Server with…

April 17, 2019

Recently, customers and NetApp architects have asked me whether NetApp® SnapCenter® software can manage data protection of resources across VMware vCenter Server instances. The simple answer is yes.   Many enterprises set up multiple vCenter Server to manage virtual machines (VMs). System administrators take this approach to isolate the ESXi host for production servers from […]

Why Migrate SnapManager to the SnapCenter Plug-in for SQL Server?

March 20, 2019

If you’re running NetApp® SnapManager® management software in a SQL Server or Exchange Server environment, it’s time to migrate to the NetApp SnapCenter® for Microsoft Plug-ins.   In 2018, NetApp announced end of availability (EOA) for NetApp SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server, SnapDrive and Microsoft Exchange Server. SnapManager for SQL Server won’t be supported with […]

SnapCenter: Consolidate Microsoft SQL Server Backups and Restore using PowerShell…

October 10, 2018

Over the years, servers have become virtualized and databases are consolidated and now data is growing at a much faster pace. Microsoft SQL Server is an enterprise data management product that supports large and complex relational database environments using capabilities such as compression, Always On availability groups, and Resource Governor.   SQL Server offers common […]