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Drunk History - Storage

For those of you that have watched this show (Drunk History), you either love it or hate. I love learning about history, specially when the narrators are drunk. 125 more words


Reassigning Disk Ownership on a NetApp DS4243

I recently received a pre-loved NetApp DS4243 (thank you NetApp and Fujitsu NZ!) and all the disks were already owned by a filer named ‘blah’. So I had to change the ownership to my filer. 345 more words

TECH::Jurassic IT - Is NetApp a dinosaur?

Google “netapp dinosaur” and you get some… interesting articles.

You’ll find quotes like:

“a business in stagnation”

“obsessed with Data ONTAP”

“ONTAP showing its age”

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FUD Slingers have nothing on All Flash FAS

As you may or may have not heard the announcement earlier this week, NetApp has released an All Flash FAS (AFF) storage array. Many announcements, blogs and articles have been written about AFF, but I wanted to highlight the main aspects without having to read pages and pages (you can thank my ADHD for that). 305 more words


How to create a consistency based snapshot of multiple volumes in NetApp cDot, then flexclones

  1. Identify the volumes to be part of the consistency group snapshot.
  2. You can create a new snapshot policy or an existing.
  3. Assign the policy to the volumes in question.
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How to add an iSCSI SAN drive to Linux

969  cd /dev/mapper
970  ls
971  ifconfig
981  iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p -l eth1
982  iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p -l eth2… 32 more words


TECH:: NetApp is kicking some flash!

Picture this…

You’re a storage administrator, and your boss has just told you to go out and find a suitable flash array for your production workloads. 821 more words