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NetApp Service Level Manager: Achieve Service Assurance, Performance Guarantee, and…

February 27, 2019

In this post, let’s look at how NetApp® Service Level Manager (SLM) enables storage consumption based on defined service levels while ensuring service levels and performance guarantees. Think of this as a three-step process: Start by standardizing your service levels and defining your service-level objects (SLOs) in your service catalog. With SLM, you can define […]

Puppet Integration with NetApp Service Level Manager

May 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 […]

Achieve Bully Free Environment Automatically with NetApp Service Level Manager

March 21, 2018

To meet SLAs, all workloads on a storage system must behave predictably. Predictability can prevent performance bottlenecks and “bully workloads.” To achieve predictability, you need to implement adaptive quality of service (QoS).   Suppose there are 10 workloads running on the same storage system, and most of them are I/O intensive. At some point, only […]

Announcing NetApp Modules for Ansible Using NetApp Service Level Manager…

March 14, 2018

Configuration management is a hot topic with our customers. One of the most popular tools is Ansible. Ansible is an open-source automation platform that helps with configuration management, application deployment, and task automation. It allows you to run tasks in sequence and create a chain of events that must happen on several different servers or […]

Tech ONTAP Podcast Episode 81: NetApp Service Level Manager

April 7, 2017

This week on the podcast, we invited the NetApp Service Level Manager team to talk to us about how they’re revolutionizing storage as a service and automating day to day storage administration tasks. Join Executive Architect Evan Miller (@evancmiller), Product Manager Nagananda.Anur (Nagananda.Anur@netapp.com) and Technical Director Ameet.Deulgaonkar (Ameet.Deulgaonkar@netapp.com, @Amyth18) as they detail the benefits of NetApp Service […]

NetApp Service Level Manager: Automatic Discovery & Mapping Capabilities

March 30, 2017

Last week, I covered how to structure storage service classes to meet application capacity and performance requirements. But it is also useful to understand how NetApp® Service Level Manager (NSLM) automatically discovers and maps the existing storage pools to the different storage classes described in the previous blog. With this capability, NSLM eliminates the service […]