Migrating Seamlessly to AWS With Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Businesses everywhere are adopting the hybrid multi-cloud model and with that, the management side of things have become more problematic. Sulagna Saha discusses how NetApp presented a solution, based on their ONTAP data management software, at this past Cloud Field Day. Take a look at her thoughts here!

Implementing a Cloud Model Across Different Infrastructures With Pure Fusion

At this past Cloud Field Day, Pure Storage introduced their new Pure Fusion model. Writing for Gestalt IT, Sulagna Saha explains how this faster, easier to manage solution delivers a cloud model for all infrastructures so that enterprise storage is easy as a breeze. Take a look at her thoughts here!

Optimizing Resources in Kubernetes With StormForge Platform

Successful resource optimization on Kubernetes can lead to so many good things starting with cloud cost-cutting, application performance enhancement and operational optimization. Sulagna Saha discusses how StormForge has a solution to keep costs low for those outrageous cloud bills. Check out Sulagna’s thoughts on their Kubernetes Optimization Platform that was showcased at this past Cloud Field Day.

DXPRS0024: Cloud Field Day 13 – Automatische Automatisierung

Wolfgang Stief tuned in live to watch this past Cloud Field Day! Check out his podcast here, along with Kerstin Stief, for a recap of the presentations from Cloud Field Day and what was discussed by each company.

Optimising Kubernetes With StormForge

At this past Cloud Field Day, StormForge presented two solutions to optimize for range of metrics, including cost and performance. In this post from Chris Evans, he digs into the requirement for the technology and how it might evolve. Take a look at his thoughts here!

NetApp – Transformation, Bifurcation or Re-Invention?

Chris Evans, a Field Day delegate, attended this past Cloud Field Day where NetApp presented on using cloud native services to build a hybrid cloud and discussed the purchase of a start-up company. Chris’ question still remains if this is a transformation, bifurcation or re-invention for NetApp. Check out his thoughts here.

NetApp’s Ongoing Reinvention

Writing on his personal blog, Justin Warren, a Field Day delegate, discusses NetApp’s ongoing reinvention into a cloud services portfolio company. Check out Justin’s thoughts from NetApp’s presentation at this past Cloud Field Day.

Kubernetes Clusters – Pets or Cattle?

Chris Evan attended this past Cloud Field Day as a delegate. He was particularly intrigued by the team from Kasten by Veeam. Kasten demonstrated the ability to use Hashicorp Vault for key management of the K10 platform and to use Grafana for visualization. Check our Chris’ thoughts here!

Infrastructure as Code Is … Code

Keith Townsend, a Field Day delegate, attended this past Cloud Field in San Jose, California, where he got to meet up with an old friend from RackN! RackN discussed the advantages of immutable artifacts to automate the infrastructure as a code pipeline. Keith found this presentation to be very impactful, check out his thoughts and most recent podcast here!

Tech Upfront With Enrico Signoretti Feb 25, 2022

Check out Enrico Signoretti’s and Arjan Timmerman’s Tech Upfront podcast from this week! They featured topics from the past Cloud Field Day and introduced upcoming presentations for Storage Field Day!

Solving the Cloud Skills Shortage

Why has AWS partnered with NetApp to deliver AWS FSx ONTAP? This same question popped into Keith Townsend’s head at this past Cloud Field, where he attended as a delegate. Take a look at Keith’s thoughts on this partnership and what solutions have been created because of it.

The Future of the Data Center Control Plane Is in the Public Cloud

Keith Townsend, a Field Day delegate, attended this past Cloud Field Day, where Pure Storage presented on a solution for managing their FlashArray Storage system. Check out Keith’s thoughts, here on YouTube, about how this is the future of all data center management!

CFD13 – Day 3 – Kubernetes Resource Management

Adam Post, a Field Day delegate, gives us a deep dive into the presentation from StormForge at this past Cloud Field Day! StormForge presented on a solution that is focused on observation of existing deployments, correction recommendations and automated remediation. Adam explains how this solution evolved because of customer demand, check out his thoughts here!

CFD13 – Day 2 – Cloud-Based Recovery Vaults

Metallic, a Commvault company, presented at this past Cloud Field Day and made for an interesting conversation, according to Adam Post, a Field Day delegate. Take a look at Adam’s thoughts on Metallic’s presentation!

CFD13 – Day 1 – “The Cloud” Acquiesces to Enterprise Storage

Adam Post, a Field Day delegate, dives into the partnership between NetApp and AWS that was discussed during the roundtable discussion at this past Cloud Field Day! Their joint partnership has resulted in a fully-fledged cloud service, where the functionality of ONTAP is hosted and exposed using the same approach as other core AWS services. Take a look at Adam’s thoughts here!

Cloud Field Day 13 – Presenter Previews

Chris Evans will be joining the Tech Field Day team in San Jose, California, as a delegate, for the upcoming Cloud Field Day! Take a look at what the presenting companies will be discussing and what might form part of the technical presentations.

Tune in Next Week for Cloud Field Day!

Adam Fisher will be joining us, as a delegate, in San Jose, California for the upcoming Cloud Field Day! Take a look at who will be presenting and how you can become a delegate for Tech Field Day!

Tech Upfront, Jan 28

Check out Enrico Signoretti’s, a Field Day delegate, newest Tech Upfront Chat! Enrico attended November’s Cloud Field Day and is discussing new cloud computing and latest IT trends. He is joined in this discussion with multiple Field Day delegates, check it out!

Meet Field Day Delegate – Jim Czuprynski

As we get back to in-person events, it’s always exciting to welcome a first-time delegate to the crazy world of Field Day! For Cloud Field Day in February, we are excited to announce first-time delegate Jim Czuprynski! Jim is a self-described technology advocate with many years of experience in IT – let’s learn a little more about Jim!

Meet Field Day Delegate – Brian Knudtson

We’d like to welcome our newest delegate to the Tech Field Day community: Brian Knudtson! Brian brings a mix of experience to the IT industry ranging from system administration to marketing and sales. He will be attending Cloud Field Day 13 as a delegate and took a few minutes to tell us a little about himself.