Performance NetApp AFF A200A

By | 10. August 2017

Hi all, after StorageReview.com write an article on the NetApp AFF200A yesterday, and providing it with the the seal of “Editor’s choice 2017”, I would like to provide you with a small glimpse of the AFF A200A in practice on this site. The measurements in such tests as conducted at StorageReview.com, are of course taking… Read More »

NetApp ONTAP 9.2 new features

By | 30. June 2017

On the 29.06.2017, NetApp ONTAP OS version 9.2 as GA (General Availibility) has published its storage. The release Canidate (RC) was available for some time, but many of you shy at the label “Release Canidate” also to engage them. NetApp as a reminder, versions are available also on his RC full production support. But now… Read More »

Active protection and free Ransomware check for NetApp FAS systems

By | 15. June 2017

For some time, we´ve been penetrated by Crypto Trojans. Locky or WannaCry have proved the world that simple antivirus cant protect you from all. Most companies quickly notice a large infestation of file services. You will notice encrypted files in nested folders is rarely used to make matters worse less quickly. Which Admin clicks through… Read More »

Presentation: NetApp hyper converged infrastructure (HCI)

By | 5. June 2017

As announced in my last post, NetApp has published today just his hyper converged infrastructure HCI. And so the box looks. On four rack units, we find both compute and storage units. The four rack units are derived based of the Solidfire, which is therefore in the minimal configuration with four nodes. The configurations for… Read More »

NetApp SolidFire: First steps

By | 21. May 2017

Hello together, last week NetApp has provided me, through a Distributor, a SolidFire test position to “Play”. The “baby” came in a pre-assembled “travel crib” and was completely wired. Connect only the power, turn, race to the fuse box and securing a make again and there you go. The standard equipment you connect a monitor… Read More »

How to enable NetApp inline deduplication on non AFF or hybrid systems

By | 7. April 2017

In one of my last posts I had described that the NetApp AFF A200 seen from a hardware perspective, nothing is as the FÁS 2650. One of the differences is that in the A200 AFF all efficiency mechanisms by default are active. In FAS 2650 you are able to activate inline efficieny afterwards. That is… Read More »