Tech ONTAP Podcast

Tech ONTAP Podcast

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Each week, the Tech ONTAP Podcast dives into all-…
186: ONTAP Storage Efficiency Overview
Apr 19 • 61 min
This week on the podcast, we talk ONTAP storage efficiencies with a team of ONTAP storage efficiency developers and the storage efficiency Product Manager, Karthik Viswanath!
185 – Oracle on MAX Data
Apr 12 • 42 min
This week on the podcast, Jeff Steiner joins us to discuss how Oracle looks on the new MAX Data software, as well as why you might want to check out MAX Data for your application needs. Dan Isaacs also joins us to help fill out the MAX data story.
184 – Don’t Panic! It’s Only Cloud!
Apr 5 • 51 min
This week on the podcast, we try to convince you not to panic - it’s just cloud. Join NetApp Cloud Architect Phoebe Goh, NetApp Technical Marketing Engineer Jeannine Walter and VMware Director of Influence Marketing Amy Lewis as we discuss cloud, use…
183: NetApp Kubernetes Service
Mar 29 • 40 min
This week on the podcast, we talk to NetApp’s Cloud Native Technical Director Matt Baldwin and TME Ariel Jatib about NetApp Kubernetes Service (NKS – formerly Stackpoint.io) and cover what it is, why you’d want to use it and where it fits. We also brought…
182: NetApp on NetApp - FlexGroups and Active IQ
Mar 22 • 30 min
This week on the podcast, we invite in the guys from Customer One, who operate the NetApp on NetApp program. NetApp on NetApp is a program where we leverage the latest NetApp technologies within our own organizations. Eduardo Rivera and Faisal Salaam as…
181 - ONTAP Networking Deep Dive and Tips
Mar 15 • 74 min
This week on the podcast, we invite networking guru Richard Scheffenegger to nerd out on a variety of networking topics as a follow up to Episode 172: Scale Out Networking in ONTAP, as well as some tips for optimizing your current networking architecture,…
180 - Cloud Volumes ONTAP Overview
Mar 8 • 34 min
This week on the podcast, we give the lowdown on Cloud Volumes ONTAP. What are they? Who’s using them? What are the use cases? Join us as we invite the NetApp Manager of Cloud Solutions Architecture, Jens Dickmeis and NetApp Cloud Solutions Architect…
179: StorageGRID Webscale 11.2
Mar 1 • 36 min
This week on the podcast, we chat about the latest release of NetApp’s object storage solution – StorageGRID Webscale 11.2! Join us as we ask StorageGRID software director Duncan Moore and Global Solutions Architect Luke Mun all about StorageGRID and…
178: SAN Overview and SAN Health
Feb 22 • 53 min
This week on the podcast, we cover SAN – what it is and when to use it, as well as the new free tool, SAN Health from Brocade with SAN/Perf/NVMe TME Michael Peppers, SAN Technical Architect Steve Botkin and Naem Saafein from Broadcom!
177: Data Science
Feb 15 • 29 min
This week on the podcast, we nerd out on data science and what it means to NetApp and its customers with a couple of NetApp data scientists – Garth Zoller and Stephen Kimel. We also get input from the ONTAP AI product manager Sundar Ranganathan and…
176: NetApp Cloud Insights
Feb 8 • 22 min
This week on the podcast, NetApp Product Manager James Holden joins us to talk about NetApp Cloud Insights, the new cloud-resident monitoring and analytics Software as a Service offering from NetApp.
175: Service Providers Using NetApp featuring Tierpoint
Feb 1 • 36 min
This week on the podcast, we talk to David Hines of Tierpoint about how a service provider uses NetApp and what value they get out of the rich ONTAP feature set. If you are a service provider and want to tell your story, email us at [email protected]
174: Veeam 9.5 Update 4
Jan 25 • 33 min
This week on the podcast, we chat with the Veeam team – Evangelists Michael Cade and Melissa Palmer, and NetApp architect Adam Bergh - about what’s new in Veeam 9.5 update 4.
173: NetApp Advanced Technology Group
Jan 18 • 52 min
This week on the podcast, we unveil one of NetApp’s best kept secrets with Andrew Klosterman. Join us as we discuss what the Advanced Technology Group (ATG) does, what they’ve done in the past and what they’re looking at in the future. Topics range from…
172: Scale Out Networking in ONTAP
Jan 11 • 60 min
This week on the podcast, we break down the latest networking enhancements in ONTAP, including virtual IP, BGP and TCP blackhole detection. We also talk about the vision of ONTAP networking and where we’re taking ONTAP as we modernize our networks!
171: Cloud Data Services with Nick Howell
Jan 4 • 29 min
This week on the podcast, we catch up with NetApp’s newest old employee (or is it oldest new employee?) to see what he’s been up to, how he ended up back at NetApp and what he’s working on today. Join us as we discuss a variety of Cloud Data Services…
170: Active IQ
Dec 21, 2018 • 49 min
This week on the podcast, we talk NetApp Active IQ and how it can benefit storage administrators with guest co-host Dan Isaacs, Active IQ TME Brett Albertson and director of Solutions Engineering, Kim Weller!
169: Quarterly Security Update - Winter 2018
Dec 14, 2018 • 38 min
This week on the podcast, we continue our Quarterly Security Update series on the podcast with Security PM Andrae Middleton and Security TMEs Matt Trudewind and Dan Tulledge. Join us as we discuss all the latest in security across the NetApp Portfolio.
168: NetApp Insight 2018 - Barcelona Recap
Dec 10, 2018 • 43 min
We recap NetApp Insight 2018 in Barcelona with some special guests and wrap it all up with the NetApp A-Team!
BONUS CONTENT: NetApp Insight 2018 Barcelona - Roaming Insight Central
Dec 10, 2018 • 55 min
At NetApp Insight 2018 in Barcelona, I acted as a roving reporter and walked up to booths to see what conversations were being had at the event. I also created a new intro song, just for fun!
167: VMware Private Cloud on NetApp HCI
Nov 30, 2018 • 49 min
This week on the podcast, we find out what a great fit VMware Private Cloud is on NetApp HCI with the Storage Janitor, Andy Banta and HCI Solution Engineer Sean Howard, as well as what they’ll be up to at NetApp Insight in Barcelona.
166: SnapMirror Synchronous
Nov 23, 2018 • 45 min
This week on the podcast, we chat all about SnapMirror Synchronous, including technical details, what to expect for the initial use cases and where it fits into your business needs. Join us as we welcome Data Protection VP Harish Arora, Technical Director…
BONUS CONTENT: ONTAP 9.5 Feature Overview
Nov 20, 2018 • 5 min
Don’t have time to listen to the entire ONTAP 9.5 overview episode? Just need a quick rundown of the new features in ONTAP 9.5? Look no further! Spend 5 minutes with us to learn about what’s new in ONTAP 9.5.
165: Accelerate your NAS Data with FlexCache
Nov 16, 2018 • 41 min
This week on the podcast, we talk about the new iteration of ONTAP’s NAS acceleration feature, FlexCache! Join us as we discuss with NetApp’s Technical Director Pranoop Erasani, FlexCache PM Shriya Paramkusam and FlexCache TME Chris Hurley.
164 - NetApp Data Availability Services
Nov 9, 2018 • 31 min
This week on the podcast, we welcome Yossi Weihs and Charlotte Brooks in to discuss the new cloud resident backup orchestrator, brand new in ONTAP 9.5 - NetApp Data Availability Services for the Hybrid Cloud!
163: ONTAP 9.5
Nov 2, 2018 • 73 min
This week on the podcast, we cover the latest ONTAP release and the vision for ONTAP in general with “the ONTAP guy,” Octavian Tanase. We also dive a bit deeper into the features with Jon Jacob and Skip Shapiro!
162: NetApp Insight 2018 - Las Vegas Recap
Oct 29, 2018 • 88 min
This week on the podcast, we recap NetApp Insight 2018 in Las Vegas, with a variety of special guests, including some familiar voices, as well as some new friends. The NetApp A-Team wraps it all up and gives their perspective on the event.
BONUS CONTENT: NetApp Insight 2018 Las Vegas - Roaming Insight Central
Oct 26, 2018 • 40 min
At NetApp Insight 2018 in Las Vegas, I decided to try something new. I acted as a roving reporter and walked up to booths to see what conversations were being had at the event. I also created a new intro song, just for fun! If you think the segment works,…
161: ONTAP Select Updates
Oct 19, 2018 • 34 min
This week on the podcast, Peter Skovrup, Senior Director of Product Management for ONTAP Select joins us to discuss what’s the latest and greatest for the software defined offering of ONTAP, as well as what’s going on at NetApp Insight 2018. We also cover…
160: Converged Systems Advisor 3.0 for FlexPod
Oct 12, 2018 • 30 min
This week on the podcast, Sr. Product Manager Wyatt Bennett joins us to talk about the latest release of Converged Systems Advisor and how it can improve your overall converged infrastructure experience.
159: NetApp at AnsibleFest
Oct 1, 2018 • 21 min
This week on the podcast, NetApp TME David Blackwell and Sr. Product and Program Manage Lawrence Bunka join us to discuss what NetApp will be up to at AnsibleFest.
158: NetApp Insight 2018 Preview
Sep 28, 2018 • 61 min
This week on the podcast, we break down NetApp Insight 2018 with a plethora of special guests. Listen as we discuss what sessions you should check out, what’s going on at Insight Central and what’s new about this year’s show.
157: Performance Analysis Using OnCommand Unified Manager
Sep 21, 2018 • 40 min
This week on the podcast, we welcome Mr. Performance himself, Tony Gaddis to give us a tutorial on easily finding performance issues using OnCommand Unified Manager, as well as some common “rules of thumb” when it comes to how much latency and node…
156: SnapCenter 4.1
Sep 14, 2018 • 33 min
This week on the podcast, the SnapCenter Wonder Twins - TMEs Steven Cortez (@mscproductions) and Jeanine Walter (@j9Walter) join us to give the lowdown on what’s new in the latest SnapCenter release.
155: Trident 18.07 and… Goodbye Sully?
Sep 7, 2018 • 26 min
This week on the podcast, we make Sully do work on his last day at NetApp, as we discuss what’s new in NetApp Trident 18.07. We also have some special guests - Jonathan Rippy and Garrett Mueller - stop by to wish Sully well as he heads off to RedHat.…
154: NetApp MAX Data
Aug 31, 2018 • 39 min
This week on the podcast, we talk about the latest and greatest NetApp product, MAX Data! Join the MAX Data evangelists as they give the rundown on what it is, where you’d use it and how screaming fast it is.
153: VVols and VMware Best Practices in ONTAP
Aug 24, 2018 • 44 min
This week on the podcast, ONTAP Virtualization TME Karl Konnerth (@konnerth) joins us to give us the latest in VMware best practices for ONTAP, as well as a primer on VVols and what the latest functionality is in vSphere 7.2!
152: VMworld 2018 Preview + NetApp HCI Update
Aug 17, 2018 • 31 min
This week on the podcast, VMworld 2018 is fast approaching! Join me and a group of NetApp’s finest virtualization experts to discuss what’s in store for NetApp at VMworld 2018, as well as what we can expect for NetApp HCI.
151: Honeycomb.io, Serverless and DevOps
Aug 10, 2018 • 38 min
This week on the podcast, Honeycomb.io CEO Charity Majors (@mipsytipsy) joins the Tech ONTAP podcast team (with special guest host Josh Atwell) to discuss Honeycomb.io, the concept of going serverless and testing in production!
150 - Tech Career Advancement with Yadin Porter de Leon
Aug 3, 2018 • 46 min
This week on the podcast, we change it up a bit and bring in VMware Global Executive Content Strategist, Tech LevelUp founder, Sunnyvale VMUG leader, Tech Village podcaster and all around community all-star, Yadin Porter de Leon to talk about Tech Careers…
149 - Cloud Volumes Service Performance with Oracle Databases
Jul 27, 2018 • 45 min
This week on the podcast, TME Chad Morgenstern joins us to discuss how performance looks in Cloud Volumes Service for Oracle Database workloads.
148 – An Introduction to Cloud Volumes Service
Jul 20, 2018 • 35 min
This week on the podcast, we invited Technical Director Eiki Hrafnsson and Solutions Marketing Manager Ingo Fuchs to give us the lowdown on what Cloud Volumes Service are and where people are expected to use them.
147: SPC-1v3 AFF A800 Results
Jul 13, 2018 • 26 min
This week on the podcast, we find out how the new NetApp A800 system fared in the rigorous SPC-1 v3 storage benchmarks. Can the NVMe attached SSDs truly help reduce latency while maintaining a high number of IOPs? Performance TME Dan Isaacs and the…
146: OpenStack Summit 2018 + OpenStack FlexPod
Jul 6, 2018 • 45 min
This week on the podcast, we bring in some of the NetApp OpenStack crew to discuss OpenStack Summit 2018 in Vancouver. Join Product Marketing Manager Pete Brey and TMEs Amit Borulkar and David Blackwell as we discuss all the happenings of the conferences,…
145: AI, Machine Learning, & ONTAP
Jun 29, 2018 • 36 min
This week on the podcast, NetApp Senior Technical Director Santosh Rao joins us to talk about how NetApp and NVidia are partnering to enhance AI solutions with the DGX-1, ONTAP and FlexGroup volumes using NFS!
144: NetApp A-Team ETL 2018
Jun 22, 2018 • 66 min
This week on the podcast, the NetApp A-Team descends upon NetApp HQ in Sunnyvale, CA to get briefings on upcoming roadmap information and to give feedback to product operations.
143: NetApp Service Level Manager 1.0 GA
Jun 15, 2018 • 29 min
This week on the podcast, we’re joined by NetApp Service Level Manager Product Managers Yossi Weihs and Naga Anur to discuss the latest GA release of NetApp Service Level Manager and how it helps provisioning NetApp storage like a service provider…
142: Supportability in ONTAP
Jun 8, 2018 • 39 min
This week on the podcast, we dish out information on one of NetApp’s best kept secrets – the supportability team! Join us as we uncover the work Matt Mercer, Scott Morris, Kunal Raina and Matt Trudewind are doing in the trenches to improve the overall…
141: FabricPool Enhancements in ONTAP 9.4
Jun 1, 2018 • 39 min
This week on the podcast, FabricPool Lifeguard/TME John Lantz discusses the latest enhancements to the cloud-connected feature in ONTAP 9.4, as well as the technical details behind how FabricPool works.
140: Quarterly Security Update - ONTAP 9.4 and GDPR
May 25, 2018 • 57 min
This week on the podcast, we bring in Security PM Juan Mojica and Security TMEs Andrae Middleton and Dan Tulledge to get ready for GDPR by discussing ONTAP 9.4’s newest security enhancements and what they mean for the new European regulation as the grace…
139: ONTAP 9.4 - NVMe and New Platforms
May 18, 2018 • 47 min
This week on the podcast, we brought in an army of hardware and NVMe experts to discuss the newest NVMe features in ONTAP 9.4 and what new hardware platforms are coming soon. Join us as we welcome Dan Isaacs, Chris Lueth and Mike Peppers to the podcast!
138: ONTAP 9.4 Overview
May 11, 2018 • 35 min
This week on the podcast, ONTAP 9.4 is here! I managed to snag ONTAP Senior Vice President Octavian Tanase and ONTAP Chief Evangelist Jeff Baxter to discuss what went into some of the decisions we made regarding the new feature payload, the future vision…
ONTAP 9.4 - Feature Overview
May 8, 2018 • 4 min
ONTAP 9.4 has been announced! Listen to this short 5 minute teaser to find out what’s new at a high level and learn when new podcasts on ONTAP 9.4 will be coming out.
137: Name Services in ONTAP
Apr 27, 2018 • 36 min
This week on the podcast, we talk Name Services in ONTAP and the introduction of the new global name services cache in ONTAP 9.3 with NAS TME, Chris Hurley!
136: Modernizing Dev and QA the NetApp Way
Apr 20, 2018 • 35 min
This week on the podcast, we invited a couple of NetApp’s own dev and QA members – David Pressley and Mekka Williams – to discuss how NetApp is modernizing and streamlining their processes and how other businesses can take lessons from how NetApp is…
135: Cattle, Pets and the Hive Mentality in Tech with Matt Watts
Apr 13, 2018 • 44 min
This week on the podcast, NetApp Director of Technology and Strategy in EMEA, Matt Watts, joins us, to talk about his latest blog and how current technology is simply repeating the patterns in nature to better understand how people are using data and…
134 – The Active IQ Story: Building a Data Pipeline for Machine Learning
Apr 6, 2018 • 38 min
This week on the podcast, Active IQ Technical Director Shankar Pasupathy joins us and tells us how AutoSupport’s infrastructure and backend evolved into Active IQ’s multicloud data pipeline. Learn how NetApp is using big data analytics and machine…
133: Inside the NetApp E-Series E5700 & EF570
Mar 30, 2018 • 50 min
This week on the podcast, we talk about what’s new with the E-Series E5700 and the incredibly fast EF570, as well as where E-Series fits in the NetApp portfolio with Technical Marketing Engineer Todd Edwards and Product Manager Akash Gupta.
132: Vector Data
Mar 23, 2018 • 30 min
This week on the podcast, we find out just how resilient ONTAP can get when we talk to Vector Data, who specializes in customized ruggedized ONTAP deployments in some of the harshest environments you can imagine. Join us as we discuss the past, present…
131: NetApp at Storage Field Day 15
Mar 16, 2018 • 25 min
This week on the podcast, we chat with the founder of Gestalt IT, Stephen Foskett and NetApp A-Team member/Storage Field Day 15 delegate, Glenn Dekhayser of Red8. We talk about what Tech Field Day is and how NetApp’s presentations were received.
130: WAFL Deep Dive
Mar 9, 2018 • 45 min
This week on the podcast, we do a deep dive on WAFL with some of the folks that write the code.
129: Cloud Control - Guarding Your SaaS Data
Mar 2, 2018 • 30 min
NetApp Solutions Architect Niyaz Mohamed joins us to discuss Cloud Control and how it fits into the NetApp Data Fabric.
128: OnCommand Unified Manager 7.3
Feb 23, 2018 • 30 min
This week on the podcast, Yossi Weihs and Philip Bachman join us to talk about the latest OnCommand Unified Manager release and make a compelling case around why everyone should be installing it.
127: NetApp United
Feb 14, 2018 • 26 min
This week on the podcast, NetApp United is looking for new members! We bring the head of the program - Petya Stefanova - to give us a rundown, as well as some of the current NetApp United members to tell us about their experiences.
126: Komprise
Feb 9, 2018 • 31 min
This week on the podcast, we bring in Komprise (@Komprise) CEO Kumar Goswami (@KumarKGoswami) to chat about data management and how their software helps get the most out of your NetApp storage systems!
125: ONTAP and Deep Learning
Feb 2, 2018 • 43 min
This week on the podcast, we invited NetApp Sr. Technical Director Santosh Rao in to speak about deep learning, AI, big data and how these fast emerging technologies tie into the ONTAP story.
124: SnapCenter 4.0
Jan 26, 2018 • 30 min
This week on the podcast, we break down the latest and greatest features available in SnapCenter 4.0 with SnapCenter Product Manager, Anand Ranganathan.
123: StorageGRID 11
Jan 19, 2018 • 31 min
This week on the podcast, we bring in Tech ONTAP Podcast vet Duncan Moore to give us a rundown of StorageGRID 11, NetApp’s object storage solution!
122: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Jan 12, 2018 • 33 min
This week on the podcast, we chat with a couple of NetApp’s cloud guys – Mark Beaupre and John Fullbright – about the latest way to consume ONTAP storage. Join us as we talk about Infrastructure as a Service in AWS and Azure and find out where it’s…
121: KubeCon 2017 Recap + Kubernetes Primer
Dec 29, 2017 • 55 min
This week on the podcast, we invited RedHat OpenShift developer Clayton Coleman to chat about KubeCon 2017 and Kubernetes with NetApp Technical Director Garrett Mueller and software developer Jonathan Rippy.
120: Quarterly Security Update (December 2017)
Dec 22, 2017 • 39 min
This week on the podcast, we conduct our quarterly security update with Juan Mojica, Security Product Manager, and Mike Scanlin, Information Assurance Product Manager. We cover FIPS 140-2 validation in ONTAP, as well as what FIPS means and what the…
119: NFSv4.x Deep Dive
Dec 15, 2017 • 60 min
This week on the podcast, I pass the NFS torch on to Chris Hurley as we talk about NFSv4.x in ONTAP and why you should be thinking of making the move from NFSv3 in the near future.
118: MetroCluster Primer
Dec 8, 2017 • 45 min
This week on the podcast, we cover everything you want to know about MetroCluster with Nabil Fares, MetroCluster TME, and Niels Reker, Solutions Architect, including the new MetroCluster over IP feature in ONTAP 9.3!
117: QoS and Performance in ONTAP 9.3
Dec 1, 2017 • 31 min
This week on the podcast, we invited the NTAPFLIGuy, Mike Peppers, to talk about QoS and Performance in ONTAP 9.3. Listen for a general overview of QoS maximums and minimums, as well as the new Adaptive QoS feature!
116: NetApp Insight Berlin 2017 Recap
Nov 22, 2017 • 39 min
This week on the podcast, we say Auf Wiedersehen to Berlin for the last time as we recap NetApp Insight 2017 with the NetApp A-Team!
115: Primary Data
Nov 13, 2017 • 31 min
This week on the podcast, Brendan Wolfe and Douglas Fallstrom from NetApp partners Primary Data joined us to discuss what Primary Data does and how it ties into the NetApp Data Fabric. Be sure to check out their booth at NetApp Insight in Berlin!
114: Introducing ONTAP 9.3
Nov 9, 2017 • 43 min
This week on the podcast, we talk with Senior Vice President of the ONTAP group, Octavian Tanase and Chief ONTAP Evangelist Jeff Baxter about the latest innovations available in ONTAP 9.3.
113: OpenStack Basics
Nov 3, 2017 • 38 min
This week on the podcast, we invited a couple of OpenStack experts to help us understand what it takes to go from novice to expert when deploying and installing. Chad Morgenstern, NetApp Technical Marketing Engineer, and Pete Brey, NetApp SolidFire…
112: NFLEX Overview
Nov 3, 2017 • 15 min
This week on the podcast, we brought in our resident converged infrastructure Melissa Palmer to talk about NFLEX, the latest converged infrastructure offering from NetApp and Fujitsu. Tune in to learn more about NFLEX and when you can start ordering yours!
111 – Veeam 10 with Michael Cade
Oct 27, 2017 • 36 min
This week on the podcast, we bring in Mr. Veeam, Michael Cade (https://vzilla.co.uk/) to talk about the latest Veeam release, as well as the blossoming partnership between Veeam and NetApp.
110: Automated Support with Elio and IBM Watson
Oct 25, 2017 • 37 min
This week on the podcast, we invited Ross Ackerman in to discuss what Elio of SolidFire fame has been up to lately and how IBM Watson is using machine learning to automate some of the low hanging fruit support cases.
109: ONTAP 9.3 Security Enhancements
Oct 20, 2017 • 41 min
This week on the podcast, we cover the new security enhancements in ONTAP 9.3 with the security super squad, Juan Mojica and Dan Tulledge. Join us as we discuss Multifactor Authentication and NetApp Volume Encryption enhancements.
108: NetApp Insight 2017: Las Vegas Recap
Oct 5, 2017 • 32 min
This week on the podcast, we rounded up some of the NetApp A-Team members to discuss NetApp Insight 2017 in Las Vegas.
107: NetApp Insight, GPDR, & Data Fabric
Sep 29, 2017 • 29 min
This week on the podcast, we get ready for Insight with a couple of interviews with some of the folks that will be attending the conference from NetApp and answering questions at Insight Central. Join us as we chat with Justine Ma, Professional Services…
106 - NetApp Insight 2017 Preview
Sep 22, 2017 • 26 min
This week on the podcast, we preview NetApp Insight 2017 with one of the event’s track leads, Jake Thorne, as well as the mastermind of Insight Central, Melissa Hara! Join us as we discuss what is where at the event, as well as some tips on how you can…
105 - Converged Systems Advisor
Sep 15, 2017 • 33 min
This week on the podcast, we chat about converged systems like FlexPod, and how the NetApp acquisition of Immersive brought us Config Advisor for your Converged Infrastructure, Converged Systems Advisor (CSA)! Join us and Keith Barto, Director of Product…
104 – NetApp E-Series Overview
Sep 8, 2017 • 46 min
This week on the podcast, we rounded up a bevy of NetApp E-Series experts to give us a high level overview on what many consider to be NetApp’s drag racer storage platform.
103 – vNAS using ONTAP Select
Sep 1, 2017 • 40 min
This week on the podcast, we brought in the technical director for ONTAP Select, Peter Skovrup to discuss the latest improvements in ONTAP Select, including the ability to use ONTAP Select on VMware vSAN platforms!
102 – ONTAP Data Protection Overview
Aug 25, 2017 • 40 min
This week on the podcast, we invited NetApp Data Protection Director of Product Management, Anand Nadathur and Data Protection TME Siddharth Agrawal to give us an overview of some of the data protection options available in ONTAP. This is the first…
101 - NetApp at VMworld 2017 & VSC 7.0
Aug 18, 2017 • 45 min
This week on the podcast, we bring in Dr. Desktop, Chris Gebhardt and Virtualization TME/NetApp A-Team member Steven Cortez to talk about what’s going on at VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas, what sessions to attend and what’s new in Virtual Storage Console (VSC)…
100 – XCP
Aug 11, 2017 • 42 min
It’s the 100th episode of the Tech ONTAP Podcast! To help us celebrate, we brought in the XCP team. Join XCP developer Bogdan Minciu and Product Manager Joshey Lazer as we discuss the super-fast migration/reporting tool and to give us a preview of…
99 – Databases as a Service: Containers
Aug 4, 2017 • 50 min
This week on the podcast, we brought in NetApp’s Oracle expert, Jeff Steiner to talk about how he’s using Docker containers to deploy Oracle applications and implementing Databases as a Service.
98: SnapCenter 3.0
Jul 27, 2017 • 34 min
This week on the podcast, we check in with SnapCenter TME John Spinks to find out what’s in SnapCenter 3.0 – just in time for its release.
97: ONTAP Analytics and Telemetry Service (OATS)
Jul 21, 2017 • 26 min
This week on the podcast, we’re talking ONTAP Analytics in the cloud and the new OATS product with a crew of performance folks including Greg Keller, Sr. Director, Performance Engineering, Matt Hambrick, Director of Performance Engineering, and Fred…
96: Death of the Specialized Admin
Jul 14, 2017 • 42 min
This week on the podcast, we invite the Storage Janitor, Andy Banta and Developer Advocate, Josh Atwell to speak with us about the role of the storage and server admin in today’s next generation data centers. We also touch on VVols and where they stand in…
95 – Quarterly Security Update: WannaCry and Petya
Jul 7, 2017 • 67 min
This week on the podcast, we kick off a series of quarterly security update episodes to reflect the ever-changing security and vulnerability landscape. We cover WannaCry, Petya/NotPetya and basic security best practices you can follow to help protect…
94: FlexPod SF
Jun 27, 2017 • 28 min
This week on the podcast, we discuss the latest NetApp converged offering, FlexPod with SolidFire, also known as FlexPod SF! Join us as we welcome FlexPod TME Melissa Palmer and NetApp SolidFire Product Manager Brett Siclair to talk about what FlexPod SF…
93: Women in Technology
Jun 22, 2017 • 34 min
This week on the podcast, we chat with a few of NetApp’s Women in Tech about the Women in Tech program. In October, 2009, NetApp launched the Women in Technology group. Their mission is to support and foster the development of NetApp’s women by providing…
92: FabricPool Deep Dive
Jun 16, 2017 • 56 min
This week on the podcast, we bring in the FabricPool lifeguard, John Lantz, to give us the nuts and bolts behind the new ONTAP 9.2 feature. Also joining us this week is the Senior Vice President of the ONTAP Systems Group, Octavian Tanase, as well as…
91: Learning to Code with Ashley McNamara
Jun 9, 2017 • 24 min
This week on the podcast, we invite chat with developer advocate, Ashley McNamara of Pivotal to talk about how storage administrators (and pretty much anyone) should be learning to code. Ashley also gives us places to look for resources for aspiring…
89 - NetApp HCI. Enterprise-Scale
Jun 5, 2017 • 53 min
This week on the podcast, we invite Derek Leslie and Gabriel Chapman for the big reveal of NetApp’s hyperconverged infrastructure solution! Come find out what hyperconverged means for NetApp and its customers, as well as how NetApp’s HCI solution ticks.
88 – ONTAP Migrations and FlexGroup Volumes
May 26, 2017 • 46 min
This week on the podcast, we invite Hadrian Baron of NetApp’s migration team to talk about NAS and SAN migrations, as well as how customers are finding migrations to be simpler with NetApp vetted processes. We also touch on how customers are moving to…
87 – NetApp A-Team Visits NetApp in RTP
May 19, 2017 • 100 min
This week on the podcast, we recap the NetApp A-Team’s visit to NetApp RTP for their annual meeting called Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) where NetApp leadership and product managers listen to feedback from the A-Teamers. This episode is chock full of…
86 – Veeam 9.5 Update 2
May 12, 2017 • 22 min
This week on the podcast, we dub the week “Release Week” as we roll out a third episode of NetApp Tech ONTAP podcast goodness. We bring in the Tech Evangelist for Veeam and NetApp A-Team Member, Michael Cade to discuss the newest Veeam release, which has…
85 – ONTAP 9.2 Overview with Jeff Baxter
May 11, 2017 • 59 min
This week on the podcast, we dub the week “Release Week” as we roll out a second episode of NetApp Tech ONTAP podcast goodness. If you’re travelling back from NetApp Converge, be sure to download episodes for the plane ride back home! We bring in the…
84 – StorageGRID Webscale 10.4
May 8, 2017 • 38 min
This week on the podcast, we welcome Duncan Moore, Director of StorageGRID at NetApp, in to chat about the latest and greatest StorageGRID WebScale release, which comes out today! As a bonus, we also discuss StorageGRID 10.3, which we somehow overlooked…
83 – OnCommand Unified Manager 7.2
Apr 21, 2017 • 35 min
This week on the podcast, we chat with Philip Bachman and Yossi Weihs about the new OnCommand Unified Manager update! Find out what’s new and why Unified Manager can truly claim to be a Unified Manager!
82 – DockerCon Preview Featuring nDVP and Trident
Apr 14, 2017 • 20 min
This week on the podcast, it’s just Justin and Andrew chatting about the upcoming Docker conference in Austin, TX, as well as updates to the NetApp Docker Volume Plugin and Trident. We get a bit rambuncuous on this one and in honor of Easter, we leave…
81 – NetApp Service Level Manager
Apr 7, 2017 • 44 min
This week on the podcast, we invited the NetApp Service Level Manager team to talk to us about how they’re revolutionizing storage as a service and automating day to day storage administration tasks. Join Executive Architect Evan Miller, Product Manager…
80 – Active IQ (formerly MyAutosupport)
Mar 31, 2017 • 35 min
This week on the podcast, we brought in Sudip Hore to talk about the new and improved MyAutosupport Dashboard. Join us as we discuss the new predictive and proactive features and what’s coming in the future.
79 – Databases and the Cloud with Jeff Steiner
Mar 24, 2017 • 52 min
This week on the podcast, we amped up the brain power by inviting Jeff Steiner to discuss databases and the cloud as it pertains to ONTAP and SolidFire. We go over a wide array of things as Jeff tells us exactly how he feels about marketing and NVMe. Jeff…
78 – NetApp Certifications NCIE Featuring the NetApp A-Team
Mar 17, 2017 • 22 min
This week on the podcast, several NetApp A-Team members were in RTP to help create the NetApp NCIE exams that are used to help officially certify storage administrators for ONTAP. We rounded up Ruari McBride, Scott Gelb and Steven Cortez to discuss how a…
77: 2017 CTO Predictions
Mar 10, 2017 • 47 min
This week, we welcome NetApp CTO Dr. Mark Bregman to the podcast to discuss his recent CTO predictions with us and elaborate a bit on where he sees the IT industry shifting. Below is the short list of the predictions. Tune in for the details!
76 – Customer Chat with Yahoo’s Jeff Mohler
Mar 3, 2017 • 37 min
This week on the podcast, we bring in a NetApp customer for a candid chat about how they use NetApp’s portfolio in their environment and what sort of challenges they face in day to day operations. Join us as we talk with Jeff Mohler, a principal Global…
75 - NetApp 101
Feb 24, 2017 • 36 min
This week, we brought in a couple of NetApp n00bz from SolidFire – Amy Lewis and Mike Turner to talk about NetApp basics, from our portfolio offerings to our culture. Mike plays the role of interviewer, while Glenn, Andrew and Justin play the role of…
74 – ONTAP Performance 101 with Tony Gaddis
Feb 17, 2017 • 61 min
This week, we invited Mr. Performance, Tony Gaddis, to discuss ONTAP performance and to give a high level overview of how to diagnose performance issues in ONTAP. Be sure to send in your performance questions to [email protected] and we’ll get Tony to…
73: SNIA and Technology Trends
Feb 10, 2017 • 41 min
This week, we invite one of NetApp’s SNIA members, Alex McDonald, to discuss SNIA and technology trends in the storage industry. We get technical and discuss NVMe in some more detail as well. Justin also drops a timely Spaceballs reference.
72 - Demystifying NVMe
Feb 3, 2017 • 45 min
This week, we welcome in a gaggle of NetApp technology brain power to discuss the next evolution in Flash storage – NVMe. We discuss whether NVMe is the future or a passing trend and where NVMe fits within the NetApp product portfolio.
71 - SPC-1 Results and the New A700s
Jan 31, 2017 • 39 min
This week, we talk about the brand spanking new AFF platform, as well as the insanely high results from the SPC-1 benchmark test! We bring in the performance team, featuring Chad Morgenstern and Jim Laing, to talk numbers. Then, we invite Mr. Flash to…
70: SnapCenter 2.0
Jan 27, 2017 • 30 min
This week on the podcast, John Spinks gives us the lowdown on the latest SnapCenter release, SnapCenter 2.0. Join us as we talk about all the new changes and feature additions!
69: SolidFire – First Year Review
Jan 20, 2017 • 28 min
This week on the podcast, we invited Amy Lewis and Andy Banta to give us their thoughts on the past year after the SolidFire acquisition by NetApp. We also discuss the new Element OS, Fluorine.
68 - Big Data, Hadoop & NoSQL on NetApp
Jan 13, 2017 • 57 min
This week on the podcast, we welcome NetApp Technical Marketing Engineer Karthikeyan Nagalingam to discuss Big Data solutions like Hadoop, Spark and NoSQL and how they fit into the NetApp portfolio. We also talk Big Data 101 – what it is, how it’s used…
67 - Trident and Kubernetes
Jan 6, 2017 • 27 min
2017 has arrived! After a holiday hiatus, the Tech ONTAP podcast guys return with Technical Director Garrett Mueller to talk about the NetApp Pub and the new storage orchestration tool that works with Kubernetes, Trident!
66 - vMiss Gets Her VCDX On
Dec 2, 2016 • 37 min
This week, the Tech ONTAP Podcast team syncs up with NetApp’s first VCDX - vMiss herself - Melissa Palmer! We talk about what VCDX is and what it means to be one.
NetApp Insight 2016 - Berlin: Day 4
Nov 17, 2016 • 21 min
Insight Berlin is a wrap! I managed to track down a few people before everyone headed back home. Glenn, Chris Gebhardt and I did the podcast from the hotel, and we were also able to chat with the Professional Services Cloud Transformation team yesterday.
NetApp Insight 2016 - Berlin: Day 3
Nov 16, 2016 • 15 min
Day 3 of NetApp Insight Berlin is wrapped up! We grabbed Pete Flecha from VMware, Michael Cade from Veeam and Ross Ackerman and Julia McClung from NetApp Customer Support to discuss their day. Plus, you get to hear Justin’s horrible attempt at a British…
NetApp Insight 2016 - Berlin: Day 2
Nov 15, 2016 • 38 min
We rounded up the NetApp A-Team to give their thoughts on Day 2 of NetApp Insight 2016 in Berlin. We also managed to get the Lab on Demand guys as well as NetApp customer Michael Bergman.
NetApp Insight 2016 - Berlin: Day 1
Nov 14, 2016 • 35 min
Day 1 of NetApp Insight Berlin is in the books! Listen as we sit down with the folks manning the Developer Cafe as we discuss the lessons learned from the first day of the show, as well as how Andrew got lost on the train ride to Insight.
65: DevOps with Gene Kim
Nov 11, 2016 • 49 min
This week, the Tech ONTAP Podcast team was very fortunate to corral the godfather of DevOps and author of the Phoenix Project, Gene Kim! We talk about all things DevOps, as well as Gene’s new book, The DevOps Handbook
64: VMworld & OpenStack Summit Recaps
Nov 4, 2016 • 65 min
Barcelona had back to back tech conferences the past few weeks. First, VMworld, then OpenStack Summit. We talk with Keith Norbie (@KeithNorbie) and Andrew Sullivan, who were able to attend both events.
63: What Is FabricPool?
Oct 28, 2016 • 28 min
This week on the podcast, we welcome NetApp Product Manager Arun Raman to talk about FabricPool, the latest thread in the Data Fabric.
62: ONTAP 9.1 Hardware Refresh
Oct 21, 2016 • 58 min
This week on the podcast, we learn tons of new information about the latest platform releases for ONTAP 9.1 and bring in Flash TME Skip Shapiro and PM Mukesh Nigam to discuss all the bells and whistles.
61: Security and Storage
Oct 14, 2016 • 54 min
This week on the podcast, we discuss security in storage systems with the new security TME Andrae Middleton and NetApp A-Team member Jarett Kulm of High Availability, Inc. We cover security at rest, in-flight, methodologies, ransomware and much more!
60: NetApp Insight 2016 Recap – Las Vegas
Oct 7, 2016 • 34 min
This week on the podcast, we recap NetApp Insight 2016 in Las Vegas! Join us as we discuss the keynotes, what we were up to and what we thought of the event. In addition, we were able to sit down with Fujitsu to talk about their keynote and their…
Insight 2016 Recap Las Vegas - Day 4
Sep 29, 2016 • 46 min
It’s the last day of NetApp Insight Las Vegas 2016 and the guys from the Tech ONTAP Podcast have you covered on all the latest news and information from the show. Tune in for daily recaps, interviews, and more.
Insight 2016 Recap Las Vegas - Day 3
Sep 28, 2016 • 22 min
It’s day 3 of NetApp Insight Las Vegas 2016 and the guys from the Tech ONTAP Podcast have you covered on all the latest news and information from the show. Tune in for daily recaps, interviews, and more.
Insight 2016 Recap Las Vegas - Day 2
Sep 28, 2016 • 15 min
Day 2 of NetApp Insight Las Vegas 2016 is in the books and the guys from the Tech ONTAP Podcast have you covered on all the latest news and information from the show. Tune in for daily recaps, interviews, and more.
Insight 2016 Recap Las Vegas - Day 1
Sep 27, 2016 • 11 min
It’s the first day of NetApp Insight Las Vegas 2016 and the guys from the Tech ONTAP Podcast have you covered on all the latest news and information from the show. Tune in for daily recaps, interviews, and more.
59 - NetApp Volume Encryption
Sep 26, 2016 • 25 min
This week, we welcome Juan Mojica (@Juan_M_Mojica), product manager for the new feature NetApp Volume Encryption (NVE). NVE is available in ONTAP 9.1, which is being announced today at NetApp Insight!
58: NetApp Insight 2016 Preview - Las Vegas
Sep 23, 2016 • 36 min
This week on the podcast, we invite some of our NetApp Insight resources to discuss what’s going on this year at the event. We welcome the NetApp Community team and Global Insight Central Program Manager Melissa Magrin to talk about all the fun stuff you…
57 - Scale Out Networking in ONTAP
Sep 15, 2016 • 36 min
This week on the podcast, we are joined by Juan Mojica (@juan_m_mojica), Product Manager at NetApp, for a technical discussion about scale out networking in ONTAP. We cover IP Spaces, broadcast domains and subnets, as well as some other tidbits to help…
56: VMworld 2016 Recap
Sep 8, 2016 • 57 min
This week, we invite Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja), Josh Atwell (@josh_atwell)and Chris Gebhardt (@chrisgeb) to discuss VMworld 2016 in Vegas and how NetApp fared.
55: Foreign LUN Import
Sep 2, 2016 • 34 min
This week, we talk Foreign LUN Import with the @NTAPFLIGuy himself, NetApp SAN TME Mike Peppers! Find out how you can easily migrate LUNs from competitor storage systems to ONTAP with minimal disruption.
54: VVols on SolidFire
Aug 26, 2016 • 45 min
This week, we bring in the Storage Janitor™ himself, Andy Banta to do a deep dive into VVols on SolidFire. Andy will also be at VMWorld to answer your VVol questions, so be sure to visit him at the NetApp booth!
53: Developer Advocacy and Kubernetes
Aug 19, 2016 • 69 min
This week, we welcome a very special guest – developer advocate rockstar Kelsey Hightower from Google/Kubernetes! Kelsey gives us the run down on his views on advocacy vs. evangelism and where Kubernetes fits in with a changing IT landscape.
52: SolidFire’s Position in NetApp’s Portfolio
Aug 12, 2016 • 60 min
This week, we bring in NetApp/SolidFire’s Business Development Manager Keith Norbie and Product Marketing Manager Kelly Boeckman to talk about where SolidFire stands six months after the acquisition. They also further clarify how SolidFire is…
51: Guided Problem Solving & Tech Support Chat
Aug 4, 2016 • 42 min
This week, we welcome Ross Ackerman, Technical Director of Supportability, into the studio to talk about some exciting innovations within the support organization with regards to how customers and partners find solutions to problems. Guided Problem…
50: Cisco Live Recap
Jul 29, 2016 • 41 min
This week on the Tech ONTAP Podcast, we unceremoniously celebrate our 50th episode with a chat with Glenn Sizemore on his Cisco Live experience and it turns into a FlexPod episode!
49: Data Governance & Operational Point Objectives
Jul 22, 2016 • 43 min
This week we welcome NetApp IT to the show again to discuss data governance and how they’re applying security policies to data inside our own organization. Ensuring that your data is not just protected, but also secure, is an important, but often…
48: ONTAP 9 Manageability Tools
Jul 15, 2016 • 48 min
We wrap up ONTAP 9 Month here at the Tech ONTAP Podcast with Joel Kaufman, a Director of Technical Marketing here at NetApp. We discuss the new and improved manageability tools in ONTAP 9 – OnCommand System Manager and Performance Manager, as well as some…
47: DockerCon 2016 Recap
Jul 8, 2016 • 58 min
We take a break from “ONTAP 9 Month” during the holiday week to recap DockerCon 2016 with John Griffith, Software Engineer at SolidFire, and Garrett Mueller, Technical Director at NetApp. Join us as we discuss containers, Docker announcements and t-shirt…
46: FlexGroups
Jul 1, 2016 • 46 min
It’s still “ONTAP 9 Month” on the podcast and this week we discuss the new enterprise scale-out NAS file system – FlexGroups. Learn how NetApp is evolving how we deal with high file count and large capacity workloads with Senior Product Manager Sunitha…
45: ONTAP Select & SAN Improvements in ONTAP 9
Jun 24, 2016 • 50 min
It’s still “ONTAP 9 Month” on the podcast and this week we’re talking about ONTAP Select and SAN improvements in ONTAP 9. We have two experts this week, Peter Skovrup, Director of Product Management for NetApp, and Mike Peppers, Technical Marketing…
44: ONTAP 9 Flash Improvements
Jun 16, 2016 • 56 min
It’s still “ONTAP 9 Month” on the podcast and this week we’re talking about improvements with flash. We have two experts this week, Dan Isaacs, Technical Marketing Engineer for NetApp, and Skip Shapiro, Technical Marketing Engineer for NetApp, who give us…
43: ONTAP 9 Data Protection Features
Jun 9, 2016 • 53 min
ONTAP 9 Month continues with this week’s episode on what new features are available for data protection. We invite Technical Marketing Engineers Siddharth Agrawal and Mike Worthen to discuss MetroCluster, SnapMirror Enhancements and the addition of…
42: ONTAP 9 Overview
Jun 3, 2016 • 69 min
This week, we welcome Quinn Summers in to talk about the new ONTAP 9 release and deliver a technical deep dive on those new features. We discuss RAID triple erasure coding, compaction and lots more! Additionally, we discuss the new SolidFire announcements…
SolidFire Analyst Day MiniCast - #BringOnTheFuture
Jun 2, 2016 • 24 min
This mini-podcast covers the June 2 SolidFire announcement at Analyst Day. We interview the SolidFire CTO Val Bercovici and chat about why this announcement is going to change the storage industry.
41: Why ONTAP 9?
May 31, 2016 • 30 min
This week on the Tech ONTAP podcast, we introduce ONTAP 9 month by welcoming a special guest onto the podcast – Lee Caswell, Vice President, Product and Solutions Marketing. We talk to Lee about the thinking behind why NetApp went with ONTAP 9 as a…
40 - Masters Of Puppet
May 27, 2016 • 47 min
Puppet is a declarative configuration management tool which is used by many organizations around the world to implement “Infrastructure as Code”. Puppet is also an automation tool, allowing administrators, and others, to define the configuration they want…
39: The NetApp A-Team Attend ETL
May 20, 2016 • 82 min
The NetApp A-Team is NetApp’s social media advocacy equivalent to programs like Cisco Champions and VMware’s vExpert. Made up of customers and partners, the A-Team are NetApp fans that blog, tweet and evangelize NetApp. They are an asset to NetApp because…
38: Docker Volume Plugin & OpenStack Summit Recap
May 13, 2016 • 49 min
Not too long ago NetApp announced a Docker volume plugin. The plugin enables Docker users to simply and easily connect to and consume clustered Data ONTAP iSCSI and NFS storage with their containerized applications. During this episode we sit down with…
37: DevOps on Windows
May 5, 2016 • 67 min
It’s official… DevOps is taking the IT industry by storm. As we’ve discussed previously on the show, this movement is different as it’s more a shift in how we work. On this week’s show we bring in Michael Greene from Microsoft and Steve Murawski from Chef…
36: Storage Services Design: Object Storage
Apr 29, 2016 • 41 min
For our episode this week, we sit down with Evan Miller, Enterprise Architect for NetApp, Eduardo Rivera, Storage Architect for NetApp, and Stetson Webster, Storage Architect for NetApp to talk about object storage. Eduardo and Stetson are the storage…
35: Mesosphere DC/OS
Apr 21, 2016 • 47 min
Earlier this week, Mesosphere announced the open source Datacenter Operating System, and NetApp is extremely excited to be a launch partner with them. Built on Mesos, the DC/OS uses open source technology fostered by Mesosphere to provide an environment…
34: OpenStack Summit Austin Preview
Apr 14, 2016 • 40 min
OpenStack continues to become more and more popular for deploying private and hybrid cloud at many organizations. This week we welcome John Griffith, Principle Software Engineer for NetApp, Rob Esker, Product Manager for NetApp, Kelly Boeckman, Product…
33: The Return of Storage Service Design
Apr 8, 2016 • 38 min
QoS is more than just preventing bullies, and the NetApp IT team, commonly referred to as Customer 1, is living the proof of that. For our episode this week we bring back Evan Miller, Enterprise Architect for NetApp, Eduardo Rivera, Storage Architect for…
32: SnapCenter 1.1
Mar 25, 2016 • 60 min
This week, John Spinks (@jbspinks), aka Mr. SnapCenter, joins us in the studio to discuss the new features in SnapCenter 1.1. We talk about backups, restores, and Oracle, as well as Justin’s visit to Storage Field Day at NetApp headquarters.
31: FlexPod with Infrastructure Automation
Mar 18, 2016 • 50 min
This week we bring Wyatt Bennett onto the podcast to talk about the new FlexPod offering. Bennett talks about the automation behind the scenes, and why this solution should be compelling for anyone considering a ROBO (Remote Office/Branch Office)…
30: DevOps and NetApp Private Storage
Mar 10, 2016 • 52 min
This week on the Tech ONTAP Podcast, we welcome NetApp A-Team member Glenn Dekhayser (@gdekhayser) of Red8 to talk about DevOps and NetApp Private Storage as a Service. In this week’s episode we discuss what DevOps is, where it’s going, and if storage…
Customer Interview: Netech
Mar 7, 2016 • 17 min
The hybrid cloud has changed the rules of data management. Data may still be the crown jewels, but it’s only useful when you can put it where it’s needed—and safely. That’s according to Adam Bergh of Netech Corporation and NetApp’s Kelly Hemphill, who…
29: Virtual Volumes - VVols
Mar 3, 2016 • 57 min
Virtual volumes, also known as VVols, are a VMware feature for providing VM granular, policy based storage management. What this means is that as a virtualization administrator you no longer have to track and juggle datastore features and capabilities.…
Customer Interview: Red8
Feb 29, 2016 • 12 min
At NetApp Insight 2015, NetApp Cloud Czar Val Bercovici and Red8’s Glenn Dekhayser shared their thoughts on how cloud has changed the world of DevOps, including what Bercovici calls the “Lean Cloud.” Dekhayser is practice lead in the Office of the CTO at…
28: SolidFire Virtualization
Feb 25, 2016 • 55 min
This week on the Tech ONTAP Podcast, we wrap up February, AKA SolidFire month, with Aaron Patten, virtualization architect for SolidFire. In today’s show, we discuss virtualization, where SolidFire fits into our customer’s environments, and a variety of…
27: Infrastructure Automation with Josh Atwell
Feb 18, 2016 • 77 min
This week we welcome Josh Atwell, Developer Advocate for SolidFire, to the podcast to have a conversation about automation, APIs, PowerShell, and declarative state management. We also talk about how SolidFire’s full-featured API enables administrators,…
Customer Interview: ING Direct
Feb 17, 2016 • 9 min
A crisis is an opportunity in disguise. ING DIRECT, Australia learned this firsthand when a competing bank Down Under beat them to market with an iPad app. But instead of rolling over, ING DIRECT regrouped, evaluated their options and transformed their IT…
26: SolidFire Deep Dive
Feb 12, 2016 • 111 min
Last week, we covered the SolidFire acquisition with NetApp’s Andy Grimes. This week, we are joined by SolidFire employees, Aaron Delp and Amy Lewis, to get their take on the acquisition, as well as Jeremiah Dooley and Andy Banta for a technical deep dive…
Customer Interview: The Denver Broncos & the Road to Super Bowl 50
Feb 5, 2016 • 15 min
Super Bowl 50 is just around the corner, and that means the Denver Broncos, who are also NetApp customers, have the opportunity to once again hoist the Vince Lombardi trophy. Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to sit down with Russ Trainor, VP of…
25: NetApp Has Acquired SolidFire
Feb 4, 2016 • 59 min
This week NetApp finalized its acquisition of SolidFire, and we can’t wait to get started talking about it! To kick off our dive into SolidFire, we welcome longtime NetApp employee Andy Grimes, Principle Architect for Flash, who has been working closely…
24: OpenStack 101
Jan 28, 2016 • 61 min
OpenStack is one of those technologies that many people have heard of, but don’t perhaps fully understand. What is it intended for? Who uses it? Why do enterprise IT organizations value it so much? Is it as hard as some say? In the latest edition of the…
23: StorageGRID WebScale 10.2
Jan 21, 2016 • 54 min
StorageGRID Webscale is NetApp’s object data storage system. Recently version 10.2 was released and added a number of new and interesting features. To enlighten us, we asked none other than Duncan Moore, Director for StorageGRID at NetApp, to visit us and…
22: Best of Insight 2015
Jan 14, 2016 • 52 min
With Glenn away, Justin and Andrew wanted to take the opportunity to playback some of their best interviews of Insight 2015. Tune in and listen as the guys sit down with Dave Hitz, NetApp’s co-founder, Cynthia Stoddard, NetApp’s CIO, and much more.
21: 2015 Year In Review
Jan 7, 2016 • 76 min
For the first episode of 2016 we talk about the year past: the good, the bad, and everything in-between. We reminisce about all the fun we’ve had so far, beg for some feedback from our listeners, and at least one of us refuses to make any predictions for…
20: The Holiday Edition
Dec 30, 2015 • 39 min
On the eve of this year’s holiday season, we received quite the stocking stuffer when the news broke that NetApp plans to acquire SolidFire. Tune into this week’s podcast for all the latest news! Also on this week’s show, we have some great interviews…
19: Storage Service Design – Data Protection
Dec 17, 2015 • 44 min
For our episode this week, we sit down with the group again, Evan Miller, Enterprise Architect for NetApp, Eduardo Rivera, Storage Architect for NetApp, and Stetson Webster, Storage Architect for NetApp. This week’s focus is on data protection being…
18: Storage Service Design
Dec 11, 2015 • 43 min
IT departments across all industries are trying to figure out how to become service providers to their own businesses, and storage is no exception to this. Designing storage services which are capable of meeting the needs of the applications which your…
17: SMB in Clustered Data ONTAP
Dec 4, 2015 • 55 min
With SMB 3.0., Microsoft changed the game for how applications like SQL and Hyper-V could be deployed. Continuously available file shares allow organizations to deploy business critical workloads with all the performance and availability traditionally…
16: DockerCon & DevOps
Nov 26, 2015 • 57 min
Docker remains one of the hot topics in the industry today, and last week was their second conference of the year: DockerCon EU 2015. NetApp was a Gold sponsor of the conference, and we proudly sent six people to meet, talk, geek, and fraternize with the…
15: Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3.2 RC1
Nov 20, 2015 • 63 min
The Tech ONTAP Podcast crew spent this past week broadcasting from Berlin, Germany at NetApp Insight 2015, and while we were there, some major news was announced. Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3.2 RC1 is now available for download! We sat down with our friend…
NetApp Insight Berlin 2015 - Day 4 Recap
Nov 20, 2015 • 33 min
It’s the last day of NetApp Insight Berlin 2015 and the guys from the Tech ONTAP Podcast have you covered on all the latest news and information from Germany. Tune in for daily recaps, interviews, and more.
NetApp Insight Berlin 2015 - Day 3 Recap
Nov 19, 2015 • 35 min
Day three of NetApp Insight Berlin 2015 is in the books and the guys from the Tech ONTAP Podcast have you covered on all the latest news and information from Germany. Tune in for daily recaps, interviews, and more.
NetApp Insight Berlin 2015 - Day 2 Recap
Nov 17, 2015 • 38 min
Day two of NetApp Insight Berlin 2015 is in the books and the guys from the Tech ONTAP Podcast have you covered on all the latest news and information from Germany. Tune in for daily recaps, interviews, and more.
NetApp Insight Berlin 2015 - Day 1 Recap
Nov 17, 2015 • 29 min
It’s the first day of NetApp Insight Berlin 2015 and the guys from the Tech ONTAP Podcast have you covered on all the latest news and information from Germany. Tune in for daily recaps, interviews, and more.
14: Protecting Your Data with SnapMirror to Everything
Nov 13, 2015 • 52 min
NetApp Insight 2015 was a massive success, and certainly one of the many highlights was Dave Hitz, NetApp’s Founder and Executive Vice President, and Joe CaraDonna, Senior Technical Director, announcing that SnapMirror will now not only run in AltaVault,…
13: OpenStack Summit Tokyo
Nov 5, 2015 • 46 min
OpenStack is the choice of many organizations who want to provide private cloud services for their applications which follow the Amazon Web Services (AWS) model. This week we welcome Dave Cain to the Tech ONTAP Podcast. Dave and the guys discuss…
12: Inside the Customer- 1 Program & the NetApp A-Team
Oct 30, 2015 • 74 min
Earlier this year, we sat down with members of our engineering group, also known as the Customer-0 program, to learn more about how they test and implement new products and solutions before they become publicly available. Now its time to introduce you to…
11: Cloud ONTAP
Oct 23, 2015 • 53 min
The public cloud is the future growth area for many organizations, enabling rapid development, prototyping, on-demand capacity, and many more features for building the next generation of applications. While cloud may be the future of applications, much of…
NetApp Insight 2015: Day 4 Recap
Oct 17, 2015 • 34 min
It’s Insight 2015 and the Tech ONTAP Podcast is here to give you all the latest news. Here is their recap of day 4 of Insight.
NetApp Insight 2015: Day 3 Recap
Oct 15, 2015 • 30 min
It’s Insight 2015 and the Tech ONTAP Podcast is here to give you all the latest news. Here is their recap of day 3 of Insight.
NetApp Insight 2015: Day 2 Recap
Oct 13, 2015 • 32 min
It’s Insight 2015 and the Tech ONTAP Podcast is here to give you all the latest news. Here is their recap of day 2 of Insight.
10: Cloud-Integrated Storage with AltaVault
Oct 8, 2015 • 43 min
The hyper-scale cloud providers, such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Asure, and IBM SoftLayer, provide highly available, and highly durable, storage for a reasonable price. This means that many organizations are looking to, and adopting, public cloud providers…
9: Introducing Centralized Data Protection with NetApp SnapCenter
Oct 1, 2015 • 55 min
This week we sit down with NetApp’s John Spinks, Technical Marketing Engineer, to talk about SnapCenter. SnapCenter is the next generation of our SnapManager and SnapCreator technology, and is the first step in NetApp’s centralized data protection…
8 - The NetApp Customer Proof-of-Concept Lab
Sep 24, 2015 • 55 min
Have you ever thought to yourself “I wonder if it’s possible to do this with NetApp?” Or, how about “I hear what my sales team is saying, but I’m not sure how it will behave with my application.” Well, we have the answer for you, and the answer is the…
7 - The Future of Flash and the Hybrid Cloud
Sep 17, 2015 • 39 min
Flash has been the driving force behind significant change in the storage industry over the last 3-5 years, and that change continues to accelerate today. SSD drives are finally nearing the inflection point where the price per gigabyte is dropping below…
6 - DevOps and Continuous Integration at NetApp
Sep 10, 2015 • 46 min
DevOps is all the rage these days, and enterprises everywhere, of all sizes, want to eek the most efficiency from their people and infrastructure. The DevOps mentality is one way to help. DevOps strives to increase efficiency by focusing on communication,…
5 - The Past, Present and Future of NFS
Sep 3, 2015 • 58 min
Network File Systems (NFS) were the first protocol supported by NetApp storage appliances way back in 1992, and have continued to be one of the most popular protocols used by customers to this day. For this week’s episode we sat down with Justin Parisi,…
VMworld 2015 - Day 4 Recap
Sep 3, 2015 • 20 min
Day 4 of VMworld is in the books and the Tech ONTAP Podcast is here with all news you need about the event.
VMworld 2015 - Day 3 Recap
Sep 2, 2015 • 15 min
Day 3 of VMworld is in the books and the Tech ONTAP Podcast is here with all news you need about the event.
VMworld 2015 - Day 2 Recap
Sep 1, 2015 • 13 min
Day 2 of VMworld is in the books and the Tech ONTAP Podcast is here with all news you need about the event.
VMworld 2015 - Day 1 Recap
Aug 31, 2015 • 16 min
VMworld is underway and the Tech ONTAP Podcast team is there to cover everything going on.
4: Docker Containers 101
Aug 27, 2015 • 60 min
Today’s episode takes a deep dive exploring containers with our guest Melissa Palmer, Technical Marketing Engineer for the FlexPod team. We talk with Melissa about what are containers, how they’re different than virtual machines, when to use them, and why…
3: Virtual Desktops for Developers and Engineers
Aug 21, 2015 • 47 min
At NetApp, our engineering IT team recently deployed an large-scale virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) aimed at increasing security, flexibility, and mobility for all of our engineering workforce. As a part of this, the Customer-0 team, an engineering…
2 - Converged Infrastructure vs. Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Aug 13, 2015 • 47 min
Converged solutions, such as FlexPod, are the natural progression from the traditional IT infrastructure to simple, prevalidated solutions with integrated and standardized components. These converged infrastructures combine storage, networking, and server…
1 - An All Flash FAS Deep Dive
Aug 6, 2015 • 59 min
The results are in and the Tech ONTAP Podcast is a success. With hundreds of listens on our first episode, the Tech ONTAP Podcast team is back with another episode. In this week’s show, we do a deep dive into everything All Flash FAS (AFF) with Dan…
0 - Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3.1 RC1
Jul 30, 2015 • 54 min
Pete, Glenn, and Andrew are back with the Tech OnTap Podcast, a new podcast from NetApp. For our inaugural episode, we are be joined by Jay Golfinch, Technical Marketing Engineer for Data ONTAP. Jay will be walking us through the payload of Clustered Data…