Tech OnTap Newsletter April 2015

by NetApp Staff ‎2015-04-29 11:16 AM - edited ‎2015-05-07 03:27 PM
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Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor
EDITOR'S NOTE
Tech OnTap is committed to helping you succeed today and prepare for the future. This month's lead story explains how all-flash arrays can accelerate virtual server environments. Our second feature introduces Docker and the potential advantages of container technology.

We continue our series on clustered Data ONTAP deployments with an inside look at Quasar Data Center. Finally, NetApp’s Customer-Inspired Change report, “Your Insight Becomes Our Actions,” details the tangible improvements we’ve made in the customer experience based on surveys, interviews, and advisory board discussions.
— Cynthia Bournellis, Tech OnTap Editor, @techontap
Accelerate Virtual Server Performance with All-Flash Storage Accelerate Virtual Server Performance with All-Flash Storage
Glenn Sizemore and Andrew Sullivan
Technical Marketing Engineers, NetApp
Maximum virtual server performance requires storage that not only accelerates virtual machine operation but also addresses the needs of applications running in the environment. Learn how all-flash storage solves the I/O blender effect, find out which storage features are important, and see how All-Flash FAS can deliver a rapid return on investment.
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Quickly Develop, Test, and Deploy Applications with Docker Quickly Develop, Test, and Deploy Applications with Docker
Melissa Palmer, Systems Engineer, NetApp
Docker simplifies the development, testing, and deployment of applications. NetApp CTO Jay Kidd says Docker will replace hypervisors for scale-out applications. It’s time to come up to speed on Docker. This article explains what Docker does, how containers compare to the hypervisor model, what to consider in terms of storage provisioning, how to get started, and more.
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Quasar Data Center Enhances Service Levels with Clustered Data ONTAP

Quasar Data Center Enhances Service Levels with Clustered Data ONTAP
Tech OnTap Staff with Casey Jones, CTO,
Quasar Data Center

Quasar, a Houston-based service provider, chose clustered Data ONTAP to support its growing business. Learn why the company made this decision, how it upgraded from 7-mode, and the resulting benefits.
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The Risk with Cloud—And How To
Fix It
The Risk with Cloud—And How To Fix It On Forbes BrandVoice, NetApp CTO Jay Kid discusses how cloud can give employees the liberty and the freedom to innovate, without IT restrictions.
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Your Insight Becomes Our Actions
 
Your Insight Becomes Our Actions Check out the latest improvements we’ve made in the areas of maintenance, testing, and support based on customer input.
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Learn How VMware Partnered with NetApp to Create vSphere 6
Duncan Epping, Chief Technologist, VMware Duncan Epping, Chief Technologist, VMware Duncan Epping of VMware joins NetApp Communities podcast to discuss the newly released vSphere 6. vSphere 6 customizes your storage management, making it as simple to use as an application.
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Take a Deep-dive into NetApp
Flash Pools
Andrew Sullivan, VMware Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp Andrew Sullivan, VMware Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp Increase the economics of flash storage with disk pools—a new way of allocating SSD capacity to be used by hybrid aggregates. Consider the dramatically accelerated performance you can achieve, as well as storage efficiency.
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