Implementing NetApp SnapManager for SQL Server
I’m a firm believer in using any software at your disposal to it’s fullest. There are times though that I curse my own name for adopting this mantra, because let’s face it, some software just refuses to “Play Nice”. I don’t want to sound too critical here, but NetApp’s SnapManager for SQL Server product is one of those, how shall I say, onerous applications. If you find yourself running into issues with the tool or are exploring the possibilities of adopting it in your environment, read on as I go over some of its idiosyncrasies.