Tech OnTap Newsletter January 2013

by NetApp Staff on ‎2013-01-23 10:14 AM
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Tech OnTap NewsletterJanuary 2013
Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor
Editor's Note
Happy New Year. May 2013 be your best year yet.  As we kick off the new year, it’s always fun to predict what will be hot in 2013 and beyond.  Our CTO, Jay Kidd, has a few predictions of his own. Are they in line with what you are thinking?

The new FAS3200 is top of mind for a lot of our customers since we refreshed it late last year.  How will you utilize the increased processing power, memory, and capacity?  Also in this issue, we are featuring the ninth installment of our Back to Basics series, highlighting our SnapManager suite.

What other topics would you like to see this year?  Send us a tweet.
-Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor, @minayeng
New Cluster-Ready FAS3200
New Cluster-Ready FAS3200

Steven Miller, Senior Technical Director and Platform Architect
When NetApp set out to refresh the FAS3200, our primary design goal was to further optimize the new models for use with clustered Data ONTAP® and our broad portfolio of Flash offerings.

For the FAS3220 and FAS3250, we’ve doubled the number of cores and NVMEM, more than doubled system memory, and also boosted the maximum drive count in each. The results speak for themselves, and we’ve got benchmarks to prove it.
Full article
View the video on our midrange platforms
Back to Basics: SnapManager Suite
Back to Basics: SnapManager Suite

Santhosh Rao, Technical Marketing Engineer
The SnapManager® suite provides data protection for leading Microsoft®, Oracle®, and SAP® applications as well as VMware® and Hyper-V™.  Learn how it works, use cases, how to deploy it, and more.
Full article
Modernize Your Oracle Database Environment
Modernize Your Oracle Database EnvironmentLearn how you can modernize your Oracle environment to Linux® on x86 without compromising performance, security, or reliability.
Register now
The Future of the Disk Drive
Larry Freeman, About Data StorageLarry Freeman, About Data StorageToday we are seeing traditional HDD storage arrays transition into hybrid Flash/SSD/HDD storage arrays.  Within five years we’ll see Flash being replaced by a new/better solid-state memory technology.
Read Larry’s blog
Predictions for 2013
Jay Kidd, NetApp CTOJay Kidd,
NetApp CTO
Do you agree that big and bit players will jump into the all-flash array market with both feet in 2013?  See what else Jay predicts.
View Jay's predictions
The Formula for Speed
The Formula for SpeedSee how managing complex data helps the Sauber F1 Team innovate at 200 miles per hour.
Learn more

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