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

Rapid, Frequent CI/CD with NetApp IT’s CloudOne Platform

July 20, 2020

When introducing our CloudOne platform inside NetApp, we wanted to meet certain minimum viable product (MVP) features including the capability to allow rapid, frequent production change through Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment (CI/CD).  We wanted our developers focused on writing code and rapidly releasing application changes, and not be concerned about other IT services like servers, storage, […]

Building in Security by Default in Next Generation Data Center…

May 6, 2019

As a certified application integration and security architect, I understand the traditional data center security approach to monolithic applications. The apps are typically heavily customized, inefficiently designed, and can reside on unpatched servers with poor admin control. Network port ambiguity can also exist because the app owners don’t know what ports their apps run on. […]

Drive Infrastructure Investment…Be the Cloud Architect

April 29, 2019

Are your operations teams free from lengthy resource provisioning and manual storage management? Do they rely on automation to make sure that the right cloud infrastructure tools, integrations, and automated policies are in place to fuel your company’s innovation? If your company is like many, your answer is no. Most organizations are still working toward […]

Fail Fast, Fix Fast: Foster Innovation with an Automated Production-Like…

July 16, 2018

The database is often one of the most overlooked and most complex parts of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). In production and for quality testing, you must have clean and valid data in the application database. To achieve that quality level, organizations like yours often rely on a copy of the production database.   Setting […]

Accelerate Continuous Integration on FlexPod Datacenter with Apprenda – Part…

July 9, 2018

In a build-versus-buy paradigm for IT infrastructure, many business owners like you prefer to buy instead of build. Specifically, they choose to buy a converged infrastructure that provides a flexible, scalable, and cost-efficient architecture with FlexPod® Datacenter and VMware.   Even with a superior CI in place, however, you might still have a barrier between […]

Data Management Automation for CI/CD with NetApp and Apprenda

January 4, 2018

Apprenda is a popular container management platform also know as Platform as a Service (PaaS) that provides private cloud services to developers for developing and deploying applications on .NET and Java.   NetApp ONTAP provides a standard data management layer that provides persistent data store for containers and protects data during the CI/CD process.   […]

Automating Tasks and Resources with Configuration Management

November 16, 2017

    Delivering consistency while remaining dynamic — is it possible? Development and operations teams are tasked with this responsibility every day. Teams need to remain agile and open to new technologies, integrations, and tools, without compromising the quality and timeliness required to support dynamic business needs.   Traditionally, configuration management represented a daunting and […]