Tag Archives: NetApp

How to create a NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP instance in AWS

By | 10. December 2018

Hi Together, this time not a long text but my first YouTube video. All credentials shown in the video are, of course, removed and the instances deleted 😉 Greetings Der Schmitz DISCLAIMER: This post represents my personal observations and is not officially authorized by NetApp or others. misinterpretations or misunderstandings reserved.

“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 »

Blogtober: Link Collection for October 2018

By | 10. October 2018

Hello everyone, not every month I have a topic I can write about or I don’t have the time. So I’ve put together a collection of links from my colleagues from the NetApp United Team. Enjoy Reading. Donny Lang @DonnyLang1 NetApp Cloud Insights preview, Part 1 NetApp Cloud Insights preview, Part 2 Damien Berezenko When… Read More »

How a NetApp exam is created: view from a SME

By | 5. September 2018

Last month I was honored to join NetApp and NetApp University in developing a new exam.
Someone at NetApp has probably selected me to be the perfect cast for this job. Because you can only get there on explicit invitation and can not apply for it.

Cooking with Data: A culinary journey through storage technologies

By | 7. August 2018

As a consultant, I find it sometimes really hard to explain to customers what is the difference between SSD/SAS/SATA/cloud etc. And what this means in particular for their data. I´ll try my best to explain this in this blog. The people who expect a high level technical contribution here, I’m afraid I have to disappoint… Read More »

Report from the field: NetApp AFF A200 with ONTAP 9.3 efficiency

By | 31. January 2018

Hi everyone, today I have a report from the field. In a customer project, an old HP P2000 was replaced by a NetApp AFF A200. Initial situation The P2000 had eight datastores, each with CA. 2 TB provisioned to an ESXi cluster. In sum there was 11.6 TB provisioned capacity and 10.7 TB real used capacity… Read More »

Short article: NetApp HCI deduplication ratio

By | 10. January 2018

Hi at all, this time a very short blog post on the topic NetApp HCI using vVols. In my last post I had already reported in detail about the installation of the NetApp HCI system. Among other things, I played with vVols back then. Today I have brought some real VMs to the system and… Read More »

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 »