Category Archives: Allgemeines

“OMG Now he is doing a podcast”

By | 4. August 2020

Something new more often! After I have been “delighting” you with blog posts for some years now, I’m now starting a podcast together with @Data_Stefan. “Now it’s time for some ear candy” The content is of course about data center technologies and everything that awaits us so exciting in the cloud. Today Episode 1: Who… Read More »

NetApp INSIGHT: Straight to your screen

By | 17. April 2020

Hello together, next Thursday, April 23, NetApp will kick-off a digital event designed to bring all that you love about INSIGHT right to your home office, kitchen table, or favorite sofa. Registration is free for everyone, so sign up today! As a member of the NetApp A-Team, I had the opportunity to get a peak at… Read More »

Ransomware protection for files with NetApp and CryptoSpike

By | 24. January 2020

Hello together, Again and again, there are reports in the press that companies or authorities are infested with ransomware or are being blackmailed by encryption Trojans. In many cases, however, ransomware attacks remain under lock and key to avoid the company’s image loss. Companies or authorities that rely on a “normal” backup strategy (once in… Read More »

How to add storage capacity to a NetApp ONTAP Select 9.6 cluster

By | 24. June 2019

Hi all, last week I showed you how to install an ONTAP Select Cluster. Today, I want to show you how to add storage capacity to an existing ONTAP Select Cluster. Since NetApp ONTAP Select is Software Defined Storage (SDS), it goes without saying that you must, of course, have somehow installed physical hard drives… Read More »

NetApp presents new entry-level AFF C190.

By | 6. June 2019

NetApp today unveiled its new All Flash FAS C190 short AFF C190. The target group is customers who want to modernize their IT infrastructure with All Flash technology at an affordable price. NetApp states that the system will have the same price per GB as traditional systems with 10K SAS HDDs. However, with the advantage… Read More »

How to add a new Storage Node to a NetApp HCI

By | 24. April 2019

Today, I want to briefly show you how quickly you can add a new Storage Node to a NetApp HCI or Solidfire Cluster. My previous cluster currently has four medium storage nodes and will not provide enough capacity in a few months if further linear growth continues. So I’ll add another medium of storage node… Read More »

NetApp SVM-DR switching In case of Disaster or Maintenance

By | 16. April 2019

Hello together, in my last Post I described how to set up a NetApp SVM-DR SnapMirror. Today I would like to show you how the switchover works in the event of a disaster or even during planned maintenance. The Initial Situation In this scenario, I present a volume called “MYTEST” from the AFF A220 To… Read More »

“Madness?” THIS IS NetApp MAX Data!!!

By | 22. November 2018

If you have seen the movie 300, you may have recognized the title and image of this post. A messenger of the god king Xerxes is to offer the Spartan king Leonidas a peaceful offer, in order to avoid unnecessary armed conflicts. In truth, the offer glosses over only the final subjugation of Sparta and… Read More »

NetApp Insight 2018 News: What’s new in ONTAP 9.5

By | 24. October 2018

NetApp remains loyal to its release cycle for new ONTAP versions and today released the first details of the new ONTAP 9.5 at the insight in Las Vegas. The new features at a glance: Metro cluster over IP for AFF A300 and FAS8200 systems Until now, the Metro cluster over IP was only available in… Read More »

NetApp Insight 2018 News: NetApp announces new HCI nodes and switches.

By | 24. October 2018

After NetApp started with his new HCI last year, they have now announced new hardware for the HCI system. New NetApp HCI COMPUTE nodes: As the first HCI nodes were based on the Intel Haswell architecture, the new nodes will now have the Intel Skylake architecture. You can now configure the compute nodes more granularly.… Read More »