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Now that vSphere 6.5 supports array-based replication (ABR), customers are starting to configure replication in their VM Storage Policies. Before you configure your policies for replication below are a few prerequisites to check. Note: Always check with your storage vendor for specific instructions on configuring your VASA Provider.  While very similar, each vendor I’ve configured is slightly different. […]

I can’t even believe it is already time again for VMworld. As always I can’t wait for it to be here (and I can’t wait for it to be over)  On one hand, its the largest opportunity to unite with my fellow IT brethren and sistren from all over the world yet on the other […]

Its that time of year again to cast your vote for the VMworld sessions you want to see this year. Like every year, there is no shortage of great sessions to choose from so let me add a few for your consideration. Full disclosure: On the majority of these sessions I am either presenting, co-presenting […]

Originally posted on Why Is The Internet Broken?:
Welcome to the Episode 29 version of the new series called “Behind the Scenes of the NetApp Tech ONTAP Podcast.” This week, we dragged former Tech ONTAP Podcast host Pete Flecha (aka @vPedroArrow) into the studio to talk VVols after our successful episode with SolidFire’s Aaron Patten…

A New Podcast


Virtually Speaking is a new podcast where we dive into all things related to Storage and Availability in the Software Defined Data Center.

Thousands of NetApp enthusiasts (employees, partners and customers) are Vegas bound, ready to teach, learn, network, socialize, make memories, and who knows maybe even make history!   NetApp Insight is in the Mandalay Bay from October 12-15, offering more than 300 technical sessions to choose from, self-paced Hands-On Labs, and free NetApp Certification exams.  GRAMMY-winning Train will […]

Originally posted on 46and2bits:
Intro NetApp was not placed high in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Solid-state Storage Arrays. Your’s truly did some research to see if this was warranted or not. The result is this article. This article reviews the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SSAs (Solid-state Storage Arrays), and notable changes to…