I normally deal with different aspects of storage (arguably far more exciting) but I thought I would write something to provide some common sense perspective on the current state of 7-Mode to cDOT adoption.
I will tackle the following topics:
- cDOT vs 7-Mode capabilities
- Claims that not enough customers are moving to cDOT
- 7-Mode to cDOT transition is seen by some as difficult and expensive
- Some argue it might make sense to look at competitors and move to those instead
- What programs and tools are offered by NetApp to make transition easy and quick
- Migrating from competitors to cDOT
Continue reading “7-Mode to Clustered ONTAP Transition”
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After a long hiatus, we return to our regularly scheduled programming with a 2-part series that will address some wild claims Oracle has been making recently.
I’m pleased to introduce Jeffrey Steiner, ex-Oracle employee and all-around DB performance wizard. He helps some of our largest customers with designing high performance solutions for Oracle DBs:
Continue reading “When competitors try too hard and miss the point”
Most are familiar with Hanlon’s Razor:
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
A variation of that is:
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity, but don’t rule out malice.
Continue reading “NetApp vs EMC usability report: malice, stupidity or both?”