I have late breaking news, NetApp will be giving away 5,500 of the just released Virtual Storage Arrays to attendees of VMworld! Data ONTAP Edge is our VSA platform, which transforms the local storage of a server into a shared storage array. Data ONTAP Edge provides that the power and capabilities of physical NetApp FAS arrays, delivers as a Virtual Machine. Data ONTAP Edge is … [Read more...] about Attending VMworld? Grab Data ONTAP Edge VSA for Free from NetApp!
We have recently released a new version of the NetApp Storage Best Practices for VMware vSphere technical report TR-3749. I'm very excited as version 3.0 includes a number of new content that is highlighted by the addition of support for vSphere 5. … [Read more...] about NetApp Releases Storage Best Practices for VMware vSphere 5
My Cisco Live misadventures continued with Cisco FCoE product manager J Metz. This was my first time meeting J, a former university professor who these days promotes, evangelizes, and drives the development of FCoE products and technology. I've followed him online for sometime and was pretty jazzed once learning he agreed to our interview. I hope you enjoy...Vaughn: "What do … [Read more...] about Cisco Live chat with J Metz of Cisco on FCoE & Putting the Cart Behind the Horse
NetApp and VMware performance engineering have completed a new storage performance technical report, TR-3916. This new report provides the relative I/O performance available from SAN and NAS storage protocols with vSphere 4.1 and a NetApp FAS array. The testing in the new TR-3916 is a leap forward from our previous reports as it includes results obtained from shared and … [Read more...] about New vSphere 4.1 Report: Measuring SAN & NAS Performance
Quick heads up, our VMware vSphere on NetApp: Storage Best Practices Technical Report TR-3749 version 2.1 has been released. Here's a quick summary of what's new in version 2.1: … [Read more...] about Updated: vSphere on NetApp Storage Best Practices v2.1