I am at AWS re:Invent 2017 this week, and I attended a session on Amazon QuickSight. QuickSight was always something that I wanted to try and learn more about, and the session really helped me get a good initial understanding of what it is and how people can use it for business analytics. To introduce, … Continue reading Understanding Amazon QuickSight!
At VMworld US 2017 this year, VMware announced a new service in the security domain called VMware AppDefense. According to VMware's website, AppDefense is "A data center endpoint security product that protects applications running in virtualized environments." If you don't already know what AppDefense is, that definition won't make a lot of sense. So in … Continue reading Understanding VMware AppDefense
In this blog post, we are going to talk about another AWS Storage service - Elastic File System. This blog post is part of a series of blog posts called the AWS Storage Series. In the previous two posts, we discussed AWS S3(Object Storage) and AWS Glacier(Archival). Amazon Elastic File System(EFS) provides simple and scalable file … Continue reading AWS Storage Series: Elastic File System
As some of you might know, I work as a Technical Marketing Engineer for the Converged Infrastructure Group at NetApp. As part of my day job, I work on designing reference architectures for FlexPod. FlexPod is a predesigned, best practice data center architecture that is built using the Cisco UCS servers, Cisco Nexus family of switches, … Continue reading FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SharePoint 2016
This is the second post in my AWS Storage Series. In this blog post, we will talk about AWS Glacier. AWS Glacier is a secure, durable and extremely low-cost storage service for data archiving and long-term backup. The best part about Glacier is its cost, you can archive data in Glacier for as low as … Continue reading AWS Storage Series: Glacier
Amazon Web Services has a considerable number of Storage services that people can use for different use cases. Initially, I was thinking of consolidating all that information in a single blog post, but that wouldn't do justice to all the services. Hence this series for AWS Storage Services. Throughout this series we will focus on … Continue reading AWS Storage Series: S3
Increasing storage capacity in a production or even a lab environment can be tricky. You need to make sure that all the stakeholders are aware of this effort, but more importantly, you need to make sure that you increase capacity in a non-disruptive manner. Over the past couple of weeks, I had to add extra disk … Continue reading Hot Adding Disk Shelves to your NetApp controllers