CloudMirror replication between StorageGRID WebScale and AWS

StorageGRID Webscale 11 now supports native integration into the AWS cloud. This includes cross-region replication to AWS S3 using CloudMirror, triggering of notifications to Simple Notification Service (via SNS), as well as metadata streaming into Elasticsearch for search capability. Introduction With Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) being “the internet’s hard drive”, many younger companies already … Read more

NetApp, Cisco and Red Hat announce OpenStack on FlexPod SolidFire!

I am happy to share with you the publishing of the second document of the FlexPod SolidFire with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 – Cisco Validated Design (CVD) solution. Paired with its partner Design Guide, this CVD enables an enterprise-grade OpenStack deployment, in an accelerated fashion, with little risk. Deployment Guide (NEW) – is a … Read more

Ansible support receives massively expanded ONTAP modules

Ansible users rejoice. Today NetApp is proud to announce the release of 33 new and updated ONTAP modules for Ansible. Ansible is an open source IT automation framework, initiated and managed by Red Hat, which acts as a layer for connecting automation across DevOps services and tooling. It was created to help developers and IT … Read more

Anonymous/Public Bucket Access in StorageGRID

Introduction This quick example shows how we can update the bucket access policy in StorageGRID in order to allow anonymous access. This allows access to the bucket without S3 credentials, e.g. through a browser. Instructions In this example, we utilize s3cmd to connect to StorageGRID Webscale. In order to get s3cmd talking to StorageGRID, update … Read more