Tech Roundup - 26th April 2020

Some stuff collated/new/learnt since Tech Roundup - 29th March 2020 with headings:
Astra, FlexPod, Industry News/Commentary, MicroSoft, MuleSoft, NetApp, Security, Veeam

Project Astra (NetApp)

[Video] Announcing Project Astra. The best way to manage the Kubernetes application lifecycle in any cloud and bring your data with you.

Application Data Management Built for Kubernetes
Project Astra unlocks the power of Kubernetes to accelerate developer agility, drive business productivity and enhance IT operational efficiencies.

Image: Project Astra by NetApp Introduction Video


FlexPod Datacenter with NetApp ONTAP 9.6, VMware Horizon View 7.10 and VMware vSphere 6.7 U2 with Cisco UCS Manager 4.0 for up to 6700 Seats

(IT Storage) Industry News/Commentary

CNCF Member Webinar: Enabling Cloud Native Storage for the Enterprise

NetApp utilises the power of data to bring digital humans to life

Tech companies should always start by asking WHY?
"When you’re building a product or solution then you have to start with the reason why you are building it and this has to encompass the value that it brings to the people you’re going to sell it to and the value that it’ll bring to you as the company selling it."

Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2019


Making Teams available for everyone
If you work for a business that isn’t currently licensed for Teams, we’ve got you covered with a free Office 365 E1 offer for six months.


... provides integration software for connecting applications, data and devices.

[Videos] MuleSoft YouTube PlayLists:


7-Mode Transition Tool (7MTT) Is Back!
7-Mode Transition Tool (7MTT) and Transition Data Protection (TDP) are now available. TDP support has been added to ONTAP 9.6P7 and ONTAP 9.7P2. 7MTT supports up to ONTAP 9.7.

[eBook] NetApp Data Migration e-Book

2020.04.03: Harden Your ONTAP Environment With The NetApp Ansible Security Role

NetApp Active IQ Mobile App 6.7 is Now Available on Google Play and Apple App Store!

Image: NetApp Active IQ Mobile App


2020.04.21 - Supercharge Your Key Local Object Workloads on StorageGRID with Varnish

2020.04.16 - Modernize Your Distributed Windows Ecosystem

2020.04.13 - NetApp Named Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Infrastructure

2020.04.06 - Stay Connected from Edge-to-Core-to-Cloud with NetApp HCI

2020.04.06 - Simple and Scalable Digital Pathology Analysis with NetApp AI


2020.04.28 - [Webinar] Leveraging the Google Cloud to Modernize the Distributed Windows Ecosystem

2020.04.20 - Intro to Infrastructure Automation With Terraform and Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud

2020.04.14 - Run MySQL Databases in Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud


Docker servers targeted by new Kinsing malware campaign

Zoom Lets Attackers Steal Windows Credentials, Run Programs via UNC Links

Zoom Zero-Day Bug Opens Mac Users to Webcam Hijacking


[Webinar] AWS Backup Best Practices