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More than 25 DevOps and Automation sessions on demand from NetApp INSIGHT 2020

Mike McNamara
Mike McNamara

The DevOps and Automation agenda at NetApp® INSIGHT® was overflowing with a variety of ways  for you to learn, engage, have fun, and become a true specialist. Whether you have yet to begin your digital transformation, or you’re looking to optimize what you’ve already started, at NetApp INSIGHT 2020 you’ll find what you need to survive and thrive in this era of disruption.

Our DevOps and Automation sessions are -packed with learning tracks to enhance your technical skills and develop your expertise. More than 25 DevOps and Automation sessions at NetApp INSIGHT are broadly grouped into 5 themes: automation, application lifecycle management, provisioning containers, infrastructure as a service, and management.

There’s something for everyone with 40-minute breakout sessions (BRK), 20-minute speed breakout sessions (SPD), and 10-minute demos (DEM). In addition, there are 4 customer breakout sessions. Free registration is required to attend the following sessions, which will be available until January 22, 2021.

40-Minute Breakout Sessions Link
Day 0 to Hero: Complete ONTAP build with Ansible BRK-1054-3
Replacing WFA with Ansible BRK-1055-3
Operator, Operator: A new way to automatically manage Trident BRK-1170-2
Let's look at some Trident advanced features (DEMOS inside!) BRK-1194-3
Automate your ONTAP management with ONTAP REST APIs like a pro BRK-1279-2
Who moved my Kubernetes App? Give it a spin with Astra! BRK-1314-2
App-Data Lifecycle Management in Kubernetes – do I need it? BRK-1409-2
Provisioning Containers with NetApp Storage via Trident Anywhere (Tractor Supply) BRK-1462-2

20-Minute Speed Breakout Sessions Link
Monitoring in the Kubernetes Era: Prometheus and Trident SPD-1171-2
Extreme Elasticsearch performance while reducing cost with Cloud Volumes ONTAP SPD-1282-3
Ansible and Terraform: Why state and idempotency matter SPD-1414-1

10-Minute Demos  Link
NetApp IT Automation Use Case for Trident, OpenShift and Ansible DEM-1116-2
Speed Tour of NetApp IT Service Catalogue for DevOps, IaaS & more DEM-1175-2
Trident demo: CSI Snapshot DEM-1190-3
Trident demo: Metrics DEM-1191-3
Trident demo: Persistent Volume expansion DEM-1192-3
Trident demo: Dynamic export policy management DEM-1193-3
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Inside NetApp DEM-1205-2
Container as a Service (CaaS) Inside NetApp DEM-1208-2
Infrastructure as Code with Ansible for Cloud Volumes ONTAP DEM-1227-2
Database as a Service (DBaaS) - Simplified! DEM-1254-2
CI/CD Pipelines - Simplified! DEM-1300-2
Solution demonstration of Kubernetes with NetApp HCI DEM-1347-2

Customer Sessions Link
Provisioning Containers with NetApp Storage via Trident Anywhere (Tractor Supply) BRK-1462-2
SK Telecom All Container Orchestrator with NetApp Trident BRK-1499-2-KR
Verizon’s Journey to 5G–Virtualization with OpenStack and K8s BRK-1598-2
The Road to Stateful Applications on Kubernetes at Yahoo! Japan BRK-1565-2-JA

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Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara is a senior product and solution marketing leader at NetApp with over 25 years of data management and cloud storage marketing experience. Before joining NetApp over ten years ago, Mike worked at Adaptec, Dell EMC, and HPE. Mike was a key team leader driving the launch of a first-party cloud storage offering and the industry’s first cloud-connected AI/ML solution (NetApp), unified scale-out and hybrid cloud storage system and software (NetApp), iSCSI and SAS storage system and software (Adaptec), and Fibre Channel storage system (EMC CLARiiON).

In addition to his past role as marketing chairperson for the Fibre Channel Industry Association, he is a member of the Ethernet Technology Summit Conference Advisory Board, a member of the Ethernet Alliance, a regular contributor to industry journals, and a frequent event speaker. Mike also published a book through FriesenPress titled "Scale-Out Storage - The Next Frontier in Enterprise Data Management" and was listed as a top 50 B2B product marketer to watch by Kapos.

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