NetApp Solutions for Apache Spark Outperform JBOD

03/30/2017

Apache Spark is an open-source cluster computing framework that was developed in response to limitations in the MapReduce cluster computing paradigm. Apache Spark is a relatively new programming framework for writing Hadoop applications that works directly with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). Spark is production ready, supports processing of streaming data, and is faster than MapReduce.   […]

E2800: Get Turbocharged Flash Storage for Minimal Investment

02/16/2017

On September 8, NetApp announced the E2800 all-flash and hybrid storage system. For a two-minute summary of the announcement, watch the video below:     The NetApp® E2800 storage system, with both all-flash and hybrid solid-state drive/hard disk drive (SSD/HDD) configurations, is ideal for small and medium-sized businesses, plus enterprise remote and branch offices. It […]

Equate Accelerates SAP Reporting with NetApp

01/27/2017

Since 1997, Equate has been the owner and single operator of several fully integrated world-class petrochemical complexes in Kuwait, North America, and Europe. These complexes produce over 6 million tons of the highest-quality petrochemicals annually.   Equate needed a future-proof storage solution to solve performance and capacity bottlenecks and improve business continuity. Their plants work […]

Four Ways to Maximize Your MongoDB Investment on NetApp

12/08/2016

When internal storage is used for MongoDB, it presents challenges such as performance degradation with node and/or drive failures and increasing users. It’s difficult to scale up and out on demand and time consuming to manage, and copying, restoring, protecting, and moving data are inefficient and inflexible. NetApp® external storage all-flash MongoDB certified solutions (All Flash FAS […]

Data Lifecycle Management for the Data Lake

10/28/2016

A data lake is a central location in which to store vast amounts of raw data in its native format, including structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. It is typically built by using Hadoop. A data lake provides a cost-effective, highly scalable architecture for collecting and processing virtually any data format from any source. It enables […]

Deploy Your Key Workloads in Under 10 Minutes with All…

10/17/2016

With the recently released ONTAP® 9.1, you can deploy new enterprise solutions such as SAP HANA in under 10 minutes by leveraging fast provisioning templates for All Flash FAS (AFF) systems. New fast provisioning workflows enable you to deploy new AFF storage systems for the following key workloads-SAP HANA, Oracle, SQL Server, VDI, and VMware-in under 10 minutes from power on to serving data.

SANtricity Analytics: Automated Tuning and A Whole Lot More

09/21/2016

By Dave Glatfelter, Senior Product Manager, NetApp with assistance from Mike McNamara, Sr. Manager, Product Marketing, NetApp    Managing storage for enterprise applications is largely about managing performance-planning for new applications, growing or redeploying existing applications, or just trying to get the full potential out of your existing systems. Time spent on performance monitoring, management, and […]

More Simplicity and Affordable Performance for Data Analytics Applications

09/08/2016

The synergies of social, mobile, analytics, and cloud technologies are unlocking new value in big data for enterprise and midsize businesses. This third platform of IT has strong projected growth (7x) through 2020, and the combinations of these technologies are transforming industries by providing faster time to insight, turbocharging digital commerce, and enabling intelligent infrastructure. […]

All Flash FAS Makes the Grade for Enterprise

06/23/2016

As businesses strive to achieve faster time to market and greater customer satisfaction, they must improve the speed and responsiveness from key business operations. IT leaders recognize the benefits of all-flash storage for delivering consistent, low-latency I/O to critical workloads.   The right all-flash storage can yield significant benefits for your business by accelerating applications, […]

Maximize Performance & Control Costs with NetApp Solutions for MongoDB

06/02/2016

By Mike McNamara, Sr. Manager, Product Marketing, NetApp   MongoDB is an open-source, NoSQL database used by companies of all sizes, across all industries and for a wide variety of applications, including business-critical operational applications for which low latency, high throughput, and continuous availability are critical requirements.   Deploying MongoDB on NetApp E-Series for consistent […]