What other KVM & NetApp demos would you like to see?

I’m happy to report that the demo on Offload VM Cloning from KVM to the Back-end Storage, pt2 is by far the most popular posting on my little blog since it’s inception late last year.

What other demos would you like to see? What other integration work would you like to see occur between Red Hat and NetApp? Are there other comparisons that you would like me to highlight?

I’d love to get your feedback!

Captain KVM

 

Offload VM Cloning from KVM to the Back-end Storage, pt2

Several months ago, I posted an article on how and why to offload cloning from KVM to the back-end storage. I’d like to take the opportunity to update this ever so slightly with a recorded demonstration. In the original posting, I was using Data ONTAP 7.3.x – this recorded demo utilizes Data ONTAP 8.1 Cluster-Mode.

So why update now with a demo? Simple. I can type all day, but sometimes watching the magic happen is much more effective than reading about it. Continue reading “Offload VM Cloning from KVM to the Back-end Storage, pt2”

What happens when you assume your customers will stick around forever?

Guest post by Adam Mendoza

It’s been said that once you get a hold of a good thing, you never let it go. That may be true in relationships or perhaps your favorite ice cream flavor, but it certainly isn’t true about technology, especially virtualization technology. Continue reading “What happens when you assume your customers will stick around forever?”