As discussed in the Introduction to ONTAP Cloud post ONTAP Cloud in AWS leverages Floating IP addresses to provide AZ failover of NAS LIF's. Floating IP's are required because a subnet in AWS cannot span more than one
NetApp's ONTAP Cloud places enables enterprise class storage features in both AWS and Azure.
By using ONTAP Cloud you can:
- Create instant writeable copies of your data at no cost
- Present your data out via NFS/CIFS or
With the recent release of ONTAP 9.2 NetApp launched Fabric Pools - a technology that enables tiering of inactive data from EBS gp2, io1 or st1 to S3 for a lower cost.
Let us take a scenario
In my role as a system engineer at NetApp it has become a cast iron guarantee that during any customer engagement the term "cloud" is used. IT teams are becoming cloud skilled and are therefore aware of the
Earlier this year I wrote a blog post covering an introduction to AWS S3 storage so felt it was only apt to do the same for EBS. Whilst I appreciate block storage is more commonly understood I feel