This document describes technical recommendations and best practices as they relate to data availability and resiliency in NetApp® storage subsystems. It’s important to understand these subjects when planning and architecting a NetApp storage environment to meet customers’ needs and expectations.
Traditional disk arrays force the IT storage specialist to allocate and dedicate storage space to a particular volume or LUN at creation time. The problem is that at creation time the true requirements are often not known, which forces overprovisioning and higher costs. NetApp storage systems ...
This paper discusses high-level information on deploying IBM's FileNet Image Server product by integrating a NetApp storage system solution in UNIX environments. This paper specifically discusses Oracle database server. The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the prerequisites ...
This technical report covers NetApp® deduplication running on Data ONTAP versions 7.x – 8.0.x. For information on deduplication running on Data ONTAP 8.1 and above see TR-3958 or for clustered Data ONTAP see TR-3966 for details. The report describes in detail how to implement and use ...
This document presents an overview and best practices for the design and implementation of NetApp MetroCluster configurations in Data ONTAP 8.2.1.
NetApp Predictive Cache Statistics (PCS) offer the ability to emulate large read cache sizes and to measure their effect on system performance. In this way PCS provides a means to approximate the performance gains of adding one or more Flash Cache modules to a system.
This technical report provides guidelines and best practices for integrated architectures and implementations of Microsoft® Hyper-V™ with NetApp® storage solutions. The NetApp technologies discussed in this technical report are important to achieving an integrated storage solution that is cost ...
This document describes Windows® File Services best practices and recommendations for using a NetApp® storage system in a Windows file sharing environment. It also provides basic guidelines to build a storage infrastructure for Windows File Services. It describes the typical deployment-related ...
This document compares the performance of 4GbE FC, 1GbE and 10GbE iSCSI, and 1GbE and 10GbE NFS protocols using both VMware® vSphere™ 4.0 and ESX 3.5 on NetApp® storage systems. This document seeks to compare the individual protocol performance and CPU utilization at varying workloads.
TR-3867 Using Flash Cache for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. This technical report describes the benefits of the Flash Cache (formerly PAM II) for a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 workload.
This document is a brief summary of the security features and settings within clustered Data ONTAP® 8.1.
This document provides NetApp® best practices on designing, architecting, deploying, and managing a scalable VMware® View™ 5 (VDI) environment on NetApp storage.
This technical report focuses on the Data ONTAP® 8.1 operating in 7-Mode implementation of NetApp® data compression and NetApp deduplication. For information on implementation with clustered Data ONTAP see TR-3966, “NetApp Deduplication and Data Compression Deployment and Implementation Guide” or...
NetApp clustered Data ONTAP 8.1 storage systems deliver highly reliable and scalable file services through the Server Message Block (CIFS/SMB) protocol. This document presents an overview of Server Message Block (SMB) functional modules, describes each SMB feature and configuration with best ...
This technical report focuses on clustered Data ONTAP implementations of NetApp deduplication and NetApp data compression.
This best practice guide is designed to give storage administrators and database administrators the keys to successfully deploy Microsoft SQL Server on NetApp storage.
This technical report covers NetApp® Flash Pool™ intelligent caching to provide a firm understanding of how Flash Pool technology works, when and how to use it, and best practices and design considerations for deploying Flash Pool aggregates.
This technical report defines DataMotion for Volumes and describes how DataMotion for Volumes works to nondisruptively move data across the physical storage resources within a cluster.
This Technical Report provides details about scalable SAN in clustered Data ONTAP, updated for the 8.3.1 release. It covers path management best practices for both Fibre Channel and iSCSI protocols; MPIO, ALUA, DataMotion for LUNs (lun move and lun copy), and other SAN-related Data ONTAP features.
This document provides technical information about NetApp® MetroCluster™ software in the NetApp Data ONTAP® 8.3.2 operating system.