ONTAP innovations, baseball, and Abbott and Costello
Introducing the Specialist Series: Matthias Giraud – B.A.S.E. jumper and professional skier
Ode to a logo (or “You changed the what?!”)
NetApp HCI Offers a New 2-Node Storage Cluster for a Starting, Scalable Entry Point for Customer Workloads
Fighting Ransomware: Part Two – ONTAP Native (aka Free) Tools for Detecting Ransomware
Quick Continuity Conversations: Infrastructure Insight

Accelerate Continuous Integration (CI) with NetApp ONTAP

May 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

May 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…

May 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, […]

NetApp IT Case Study: Improving Efficiency with a Tiered Archive…

May 10, 2018

In the latest NetApp IT case study, big data infrastructure architect Praveen Beedanagari of the NetApp Hadoop Infrastructure team explains how NetApp leverages a three-tiered approach to provide a flexible, efficient, and cost-effective archival solution that can deliver results now and in the future.   In 2012, NetApp began developing an analysis solution using Apache […]

Cost Efficient Data Management for Source Code and Binary Repositories

May 4, 2018

Challenge – A common practice has been to use local commodity hardware or cloud destinations to host source code repositories, or to move the repositories to GitHub for managed services. There are some significant challenges with this approach. As the size of the code base or the number of repositories grows, scalability, reliability, and predictive […]

What’s the Big Deal with Containers and Persistent Storage?

May 3, 2018

Stateful applications require persistent storage in order to provide enterprise features, whether deployed in a physical host, a VM or a container. If you’re a developer, you just want to issue persistent volume claims and know that they will be fulfilled…automatically. If you’re in operations or are a storage administrator, your primary concern is controlling […]

Determining What Enterprise Apps Go Cloud as Part of Building…

May 3, 2018

NetApp has been in business for over 25 years, long before the Internet became popular and cloud-aware application architecture came into existence.  Many of our enterprise applications at NetApp are customized from their original form with spaghetti-like integration points and add-ons.  These complex, heavily customized apps complicate business processes, increase operational costs, magnify security exposures, […]