Episode 403

Going Cloud Native with NetApp Astra


February 25th, 2022

29 mins 25 secs

Season 2022

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About this Episode

Cloud Native is fast becoming the go-to model for deploying applications in the enterprise and is being used increasingly for production applications. This is happening both in the cloud and on-prem. But making containers production-ready requires more than just installing Kubernetes.

Hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell spend time with NetApp's Eric Han, Vice President of product management for NetApp Astra, NetApp's cloud-native solution, to understand the complexities of deploying cloud-native technologies into a production IT workflow.

This is great convesation for anyone involved in IT or application architeture.

00:00 Theme Song
01:10 Geting to know Eric
03:15 Forget DevOps, what's the value of cloud-native for Production Workloads?
06:20 Data Management in Cloud Native
09:10 Mapping Kubernetes to related services like NetApp Astra and its competitors
15:40 What is NetApp Astra
19:41 NetApp is playing in both storage and cloud native: how should we thinkn about NetApp?
23:11 Eric asks himself: How easy is it, really?
25:23 Matt & Steve wrap-up, plus talk a little about NetApp's most recent earnings call.
29:37 We're done.