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VMWORLD::Diary of a vN00b (complete with name dropping)

It’s been a hectic and exhausting week at my first VMworld. I’ve been to tech conferences (such as NetApp Insight), but never to anything of the sheer size and scale of this one. 427 more words


Make your Data Center sing with Converged Architectures

What does this CI concept mean? A converged architecture is, to put it simply, a purpose built system, with the inclusion of Server, Storage, and Network, designed to ease the build of a centralized environment for the data center. 485 more words

The Future of NetApp

NetApp like it or not is in trouble.  Several sites have documented the recent decline and have shown the potential problems plaguing the company.  I think it’s time to move past the problems facing NetApp and offer up a number of potential solutions which would ensure NetApp has a bright future.   597 more words


NetApp’s revenue and margins decline due to weak demand for its traditional storage products

By Stephen Belanger, Analyst

In 2Q15 NetApp’s revenue declined 10.4% year-to-year to $1.3 billion, primarily due to product revenue declines of 24.8% over the same period to $664 million. 781 more words


NetApp’s 2Q15 earnings report will reveal continued financial challenges for new CEO

By Stephen Belanger, Analyst

TBR believes NetApp’s declining hardware business hindered corporate revenue and profitability improvement in 2Q15

During NetApp’s 2Q15 earnings announcement on Aug. 19, TBR expects the vendor will report a revenue decline of 11% year-to-year to $1.3 billion. 466 more words


Netapp Clustermode force delete a reference snapshot

From: http://www.cosonok.com/2013/12/a-difference-in-clustered-ontap-v-7.html

For Reference: To Force Delete the SnapMirror Snapshot

na81::> set diag

na81::*> snapshot delete -vserver vs1 -volume testshare -snapshot snapmirror.15991611-422d-11e3-8578-123478563412_9_2147484694.2013-11-30_142009 -ignore-owners true

Warning: This Snapshot copy is currently used as a reference Snapshot copy by one or more SnapMirror relationships. 33 more words


Adding more disks to the NetApp OnTap Simulator

Per default the Simulator has only 28 disks. But there is a way to add more disks which is described in the following post.

  1. Login to your Simulator using SSH.
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