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SnapCenter vs Snap Creator

Hi,

 

is there a comparsion between SnapCenter and Snap Creator. Ther was a link for SC vs, SMGR:

https://kb.netapp.com/support/s/article/ka41A000000XcVOQA0/feature-comparison-current-generation-snapmanager-products-vs-next-generation-snapcenter-pl...

 

But not for Snap Creator.

So what is differnt especially in restore of single files. Automatied provisioing of secondary volume.

 

Would be really helpfull.

 

Best wishes,

Markus.

Re: SnapCenter vs Snap Creator

I never looked into Snap Creator too much, but it looks like it was originally a 7mode framework/software for developing your own data protection management:

 

https://kb.netapp.com/support/s/article/ka21A0000000iYzQAI/faq-what-is-snap-creator?language=en_US

 

I see references to Snap Creator in the context of ONTAP 9.x (cDOT) operations, so it looks like it's an on-going supported technology.

 

SnapCenter is the consolidated/unified console for managing/viewing/etc snapshots being orchestrated by various NetApp technologies.  Here's the overview page from the documentation center:

 

http://docs.netapp.com/mgmt/topic/com.netapp.doc.ocsc-isg/GUID-0CC54DEB-2A3B-4E98-8615-C97A225FEB2A.html?resultof=%22%73%6e%61%70%63%65%6e%74%65%72%22...

 

A lot of what used to be individually managed/orchestrated from the various SnapManager for X products is getting integrated into SnapCenter (such as VSC 7.0 backup/restore).  We (my shop) are definitely on the path to implement SnapCenter as part of our operation...

 

Hope that helps,

 

Chris