Skip to Content

NetApp

Manilla Charms the Enterprise Flotilla

OpenStack was created to provide a complete, open source cloud operating system.  In addition to being community driven, OpenStack aims to be simple.  By providing an easy to use dashboard and user interface (in addition to command line tools and RESTful APIs), OpenStack empowers the end users to use the cloud resources as they see …

Read More about Manilla Charms the Enterprise Flotilla

Clustered Data ONTAP, Laying a Foundation for a Virtual Data Center

As I’m sure many of you know, I work for NetApp as a Systems Engineer.  Before I worked for NetApp, I was a  NetApp customer, but not in the way you may be thinking.  You see, I wasn’t a storage engineer, I was a virtualization engineer.  About half of my environment had a NetApp storage …

Read More about Clustered Data ONTAP, Laying a Foundation for a Virtual Data Center

OpenStack Storage, Cinder the Foundation

I’ve always felt like storage was one of the fundamental building blocks of virtualization.  The VMware environment I worked with sucked up the most storage out of any other group or application, even with storage efficiencies like deduplication in place.  When there was something wrong with the environment’s storage, it quickly impacted everything running on …

Read More about OpenStack Storage, Cinder the Foundation