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best practices storage networking for EMC and Netapp

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Hello Experts,

Can someone please summarize best practices storage networking for EMC and Netapp? Looking to evaluate both technologies for VMware hosts and VMs

Please provide your feedback and a comparison graph if possible

Thanks in advance
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If using NetApp with VMware use NFS, it's less overhead.
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Thanks Andrew

Any other suggestions, or ideas?
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
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Make sure your multipath to your SAN, if using iSCSI or NFS.

Both vendors are very similar. What models, are you looking at ?
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More interested in best practices for both vendors in general rather than specific models

Any links with tons of screen shoot that you can provide?
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