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Lost Latency – Why Your Network Is Continuously Tested to…

01/15/2019

Your network is continuously, every microsecond, tested to destruction.   TCP, the ubiquitous IP transport protocol used for virtually all data exchanges in a storage context is designed to eternally probe for higher bandwidth. Eventually, between the vast number of hosts all trying to deliver data ever more quickly, and the network you operate, something […]

iSCSI Best Practices: Solutions to Real-World Deployment Challenges

01/14/2019

This best practice document was created to share my production experience in architecting, implementing, and managing many ONTAP 7-Mode HA pairs and over 30 ONTAP SAN clusters. This knowledge is based on real-world experiences of iSCSI deployments that I’ve encountered over the years. This document was used as reference material during the iSCSI Best Practices […]

Tech ONTAP Podcast Episode 172: Scale Out Networking in ONTAP

01/11/2019

This week on the podcast, we break down the latest networking enhancements in ONTAP, including virtual IP, BGP and TCP blackhole detection. We also talk about the vision of ONTAP networking and where we’re taking ONTAP as we modernize our networks!     Each week, the Tech ONTAP Podcast discusses all-things NetApp, interviews subject-matter experts, and provides […]

What Customers Are Saying About AI

01/09/2019

The artificial intelligence (AI) survey data discussed in the blog post is based on answers from more than 100 customers at recent AI conferences to gather primary research on AI data management challenges, AI infrastracture and tools, and reasons for choosing different types of data storage.   The majority of survey respondents were software developers […]

Bridging the CPU and GPU Universes

01/07/2019

Data center technology moves in cycles. In the current cycle, standard compute servers have largely replaced specialized infrastructure. This holds true in both the enterprise and the public cloud.   Although this standardization has had tremendous benefits, enabling infrastructure and applications to be deployed more quickly and efficiently, the latest computing challenges threaten the status […]

Intelligent Monitoring and Management of Cloud-Connected Flash with OnCommand Software

12/21/2018

FabricPool, a cloud-connected tiering solution, was introduced with NetApp® ONTAP® 9.2. This technology can be used to move cold, inactive data from high-performance all-flash storage solutions to low-cost object storage by using the “auto-tiering” policy. For a quick refresher, check out the FabricPool 9.4 lightboard video.   With ONTAP 9.5, NetApp also supports automated cloud […]

How Enterprise Storage Can Reduce the Cost of Video Surveillance

12/18/2018

Organizations around the world are growing their video surveillance solutions at a faster rate than ever before. With more cameras and higher bandwidth requirements comes the need for more storage, which can get costly very quickly. On the surface, traditional NVR-based or DVR-based video storage solutions may seem cost-effective when compared to enterprise-grade storage, but […]