Author: Tomek

Your First Project In Google Cloud Platform

In this blog entry I will briefly explain what projects are, and why do you need (and have) at least one in your own GCP (Google Cloud Platform) Console. To understand what projects are, let’s start with the GCP resource. Resources are the fundamental components of all GCP services. Your Compute Engine VM Instance is a resource, your Cloud Storage bucket is a resource, Your VPC Network is a resource. If you prefer the video, check out my YouTube screen-cast:

All those resources are organized, or in other words, parented, by projects. To learn more, continue reading this blog entry.

Continue reading

Start Your Journey with Google Cloud Platform

If You notice more and more ‘buzz’ about cloud, and you wish to learn what Google can offer in this area, there isn’t any better time to start than now. Especially if you can do it for free, right? But why do you want to jump into that rabbit hole? Well, it seems that “Cloud” isn’t just a fad, temporary fashion. It seems that Cloud – and Public Cloud Providers are here to stay for good. And GCP (Google Cloud Platform) has a nice offer to try it out for free. The offer available right now: free tier + $300 for people who meet the requirements of their promotion, check out the screen-cast:

Want to learn more? Keep reading!

Continue reading

ONTAP 9 – How to review logs

In Clustered Data ONTAP 8.x and ONTAP 9 there are multiple log files. If you plan to review logs, the good place to start is EMS log file. The Event Management System (EMS) collects events that are noticed by ONTAP. It also provides filtering mechanism for easy review. EMS events can be viewed from the clustershell – You can review node’s log by executing command

cluster1::> event log show 

This command will print all events from the newest ones to the oldest from the current period (last 4000 events). You can also specify a date range or time for the events, for example to print all events from last 10 minutes:

cluster1::> event log show -time >10m

Continue reading