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Capturing the Economic Benefits of Cloud with Cloud-Aware Application Architecture

06/21/2018

As NetApp transforms its current hybrid cloud into the next generation data center (NGDC), NetApp IT has prioritized building a development platform for cloud aware applications using cloud aware application architectures through DevOps and automated deployment cycles.   The team has set a target via application rationalization for the next 3-5 years, that 70% of […]

Your Guide to Understanding Common Hyper Converged Infrastructure Architectures

06/12/2018

NetApp recently participated in Tech Field Day in Austin, Texas, where we introduced the three different hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) solutions in the market today and the relative strengths and weaknesses of each. The three HCI architectures include: Hypervisor with storage in a virtual machine Integrated hypervisor and storage Independent hypervisor and storage Gartner predicts […]

A Shift from Traditional Three-Tier to Hyper Converged Integrated Systems

06/06/2018

In our data-driven world, data creation is rampant. As the breadth and depth of data increase, and technology evolves and advances, a time-saving, scalable, agile solution that can adapt and mold to the shape of the future is key for a business to remain relevant and competitive.     Interest in HCI systems (HCIS) is growing as organizations of all sizes and market verticals seek to […]

Puppet Integration with NetApp Service Level Manager

05/29/2018

IT organizations are looking to balance ever-increasing demands for performance, reduced costs, agility, and speed of deployment. These demands warrant data centers that operate in a cloudlike manner, proactive and predictable storage management, and optimal management of compute and network resources.   This blog post brings together the best of both worlds, on the premises […]

Stressful Times with Agile Development: NetApp ONTAP to the Rescue

05/28/2018

During the build process, developers check out the developer branch from the source code repository, pull prebuild artifacts like compilers or runtime environments, libraries from binary repositories, and compile source code to generate the binary or an executable.   The builds are of two types: user builds that developers run in their workspace, and continuous […]

Accelerate Continuous Integration (CI) with NetApp ONTAP

05/24/2018

In this blog post, we explore how NetApp® ONTAP® data management features help prepare developer workspaces at scale with significantly less time and helps reduce infrastructure resource overhead.   Predictable performance with NetApp AFF and data management efficiency with ONTAP allow more development workloads to run on a smaller infrastructure footprint. User and CI build […]

Transformative DevOps for Easier and Faster Software Builds

05/23/2018

The future of software releases is clear. Continuous delivery is here to stay. But does that mean that traditional build, release and Continuous integration systems and infrastructure must be altogether abandoned? Traditional applications carry with them databases and backend that are built on technologies that don’t lend themselves to instant deployment models, but there are tools […]

Converged Versus Hyper Converged: What’s the Difference and What’s Right…

05/21/2018

As the saying goes, change is the only constant in life. This is true today more than ever before; keeping up with changing customer and employee expectations is the top priority for business leaders everywhere. In a digital economy, successful execution of a business strategy is dependent on a robust technology strategy. In other words, […]