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Mass production of industry’s first M.2 NVMe PCIe SSDs begins

By | April 29th, 2015|Blog|

Samsung has started mass production of the industry’s first NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD), with an M.2 form factor for use in PCs and workstations. The company has also begun shipping NVMe SSDs to OEMs for the PC market.According to the company, the new NVMe-based SM951 SSD achieves sequential data read and write performance [...]

Using NVMe to Modernize Servers, with Big ROI

By | April 29th, 2015|Blog|

Principled Technologies has done a deep analysis of the Lenovo ThinkServer RD650 with NVM Express SSDs. When the server is equipped with four 1.6TB NVM Express SSDs, it delivers the work of four legacy server workloads. Consolidating older servers onto a powerful new server with flexible storage solutions, including NVMe, can be an excellent investment. [...]

How to Benchmark SSDs with FIO Visualizer

By | April 22nd, 2015|Blog|

There are two proven software tools commonly used for IO benchmarks – Iometer (http://www.iometer.org/) for Windows and FIO (http://freecode.com/projects/fio) for Linux OS. What is FIO Visualizer? It’s a GUI for the FIO. It parses console output in real-time, displays visual details for IOPS, bandwidth and latency of each device's workload. This is a valuable tool for [...]

NVMe Plugfest Webinar – An Interop Event for NVMe SSDs, May 7, 1 p.m. EST

By | April 21st, 2015|Blog|

Join David Woolf, head of the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory's (UNH-IOL) NVMe Consortium, for an informative webinar about NVMe Testing and the fourth NVM Express Interoperability Plugfest coming up June 8-11, 2015. The plugfest is an opportunity for NVMe implementers to test the interoperability of their products.When: Thursday, May 7, 2015 Time: 1-2 p.m. [...]