Tag Archives: NetApp

Using NetApp Disk Shelves as a JBOD

One of the questions I am asked many times is about what type of disk storage (JBOD) can be used for CCIE Storage studies.  There are many that can be used.  I prefer to use something that is public loop … Continue reading

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Visit to NetApp

I was invited to NetApp a few weeks back, to participate in an executive briefing and update on all that is NetApp. It was quite exciting.  I had never been to NetApp and they have a very nice campus.  It … Continue reading

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How to turn one JBOD into two JBOD’s

When putting together a storage lab for study, one of the important components is the disk arrays.  For the purpose of CCIE Storage Study, the arrays may seem to be rather generic, and from the MDS perspective they pretty much … Continue reading

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NetApp ONTAP 8 simulator and Parallels Desktop for Mac

As it turns out, Parallels will not work with the ONTAP 8 Simulator. The ONTAP 8 Simulator is built using a FreeBSD VM image. Parallels Transporter does not support the import of FreeBSD VM images. Parallels itself will allow you … Continue reading

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