Tag Archives: Solidfire

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 Insight 2018 News: VEEAM integrates NetApp HCI & Solidfire Snapshots

By | 24. October 2018

On October 23. VEEAM announced that VEEAM backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4 will implement seamless integration with Netapps HCI and Solidfire systems snapshot capabilities. This implementation will enable you to create virtually performance-neutral backups of your virtual machines. As with the implementation in ONTAP systems, VEEAM triggers a snapshot on the VM and on the… 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 »