A Brief History of System Deployment In technology, systems proliferate. They didn’t always, at least not at today’s pace. Deploying a new system used to be a physical process. It would require approval throughout the organization. You had to consult the data center manager, the network team, finance, and procurement. It required planning and took […]
Shift is free software feature available in Qumulo’s QFS to replicate native file data to an AWS S3 object storage format.
Overview Throughout this series we’ve examined the functional and cost impact of different deployment options for Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO) in AWS. We’ve also looked at the options in the use context of Data Protection and DR. As mentioned in the introductory post of the series, these are the most likely use cases among existing […]
…there’s one more question that needs to be answered to complete the analysis. Should you deploy CVO on a single instance, or in an High Availability (HA) configuration?
Overview Throughout this series we’ve focused on Cloud Volumes ONTAP cost optimization in AWS, specifically storage cost optimization. We’ve discussed the cost impact of choosing different EBS types and sizes as well as using FabricPools to tier data to different S3 storage classes. In this post, we’ll cover the other two legs of the cost […]
We’ll show you how to work around a current Cloud Manager limitation that prevents the selection of multiple S3 storage classes from a single CVO instance.
The benefits of conducting WAR sessions on key AWS workloads almost always justify the effort required to execute them.
Overview In the previous post of this series we examined Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO) and common use cases for it. One ideal use case for CVO, if your data resides on a NetApp FAS or AFF FAS array on premises, is data protection and disaster recovery. Using CVO for data protection enables the business to […]
Overview Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO) is a software defined storage (SDS) platform from Network Appliance that runs in the public cloud. It’s supported in all three major public clouds, AWS, Azure, and GCP and is one of two cloud offerings from NetApp. The other is Cloud Volumes Service which is a fully managed file service, […]