Network File System (NFS) was the first protocol supported by NetApp storage appliances way back in 1992, and has continued to be one of the most popular protocols used by customers to this day.That’s because despite being a relatively older protocol, NFS, still provides high performance, as well as secure and flexible connectivity to the storage capacity provided by clustered Data ONTAP.
According to industry analysts, up to 10% of apps will be housed in containers within the next two years. This rapid adoption of container technology is driving a new set of data management and infrastructure requirements, especially for applications that rely upon advanced storage functionality. To meet this need, Docker and its ecosystem partners are creating more robust deployment capabilities that go beyond simple stateless use cases.
Have you looked at automation to help alleviate increasing business demands and data growth? NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) lets admins better manage growth by automating and standardizing their most common and/or complex storage processes. WFA also lets architects automate and integrate storage processes for seamless service delivery.
A few weekends ago, NetApp IT storage service managers received a call—storage was too slow. The issue was quickly identified and addressed with a NetApp® clustered Data ONTAP® upgrade. But had we really fixed the issue? We decided to use NetApp OnCommand® Insight storage resource-management software to track workload performance over the weekend to ensure the issue didn’t reappear.
Robust data management and enterprise-grade capabilities are key to staying on top of today's dynamic marketplace. The following features and and capabilities make the All Flash FAS (AFF) an enterprise-grade storage solution.