How to use certificate verification with the NetApp ONTAP OpenStack Cinder driver

How to configure SSL with certificate verification HTTPS uses SSL to make the HTTP connection secure, but SSL doesn’t actually provide much security at all unless certificate verification is enabled. In the vast majority of deployments, verification is turned off, because it’s difficult to setup properly, and therefore most of the benefit of SSL isn’t … Read more

Cinder Replication with NetApp : The perfect cheesecake recipe!

Written by Goutham Pacha Ravi & Sumit Kumar 53% ! Yup, that’s the percentage of organizations that can tolerate less than an hour of downtime before significant revenue loss!1 Here comes Cheesecake to the rescue! No, we’re not talking about the kind that you can eat and forget all your problems (sorry!). Cheesecake is the … Read more

NetApp and Mirantis: MOS 9.0 Reference Architecture and Fuel Plugin

Co-written with Christian Huebner, Storage Architect, Mirantis NetApp and Mirantis are pleased to announce the MOS 9.0 NetApp Mirantis Unlocked Reference Architecture and Fuel plugin for the Mitaka-based Mirantis OpenStack 9.0 with NetApp’s leading enterprise storage platforms, ONTAP and E-Series. This combination of resources makes it easier for you to architect and deploy OpenStack with … Read more

Certification for NetApp Drivers with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8

If you are looking to use NetApp storage with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8, wait no longer. Cinder drivers for NetApp’s clustered Data ONTAP (All Flash FAS, FAS), SolidFire, and E-Series/EF-Series have been tested and certified with the Liberty version of Red Hat OpenStack Platform. Our flagship clustered Data ONTAP operating system for All Flash … Read more