I've been having some interesting discussions regarding the different versions of SnapManager for SharePoint (SMSP) and how they work with the different versions of SnapDrive for Windows (SDW). One of the major investments in the latest release of SMSP 8.0 was support for Clustered ONTAP 8.2, this also included upgrades to SnapManager 7.0 for SQL Server and SDW 7.0. As always refer to the NetApp Interoperability Technology & Matrix site for all compatibility details, in this post I'm just trying to explain a few technical details that are not covered in IMT. Here are a few of the facts:
Hope that helps.