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StorageShort: Why Does The Data Center Need NVMe Over Fabrics?

By | 2017-11-21T15:50:51+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Media Coverage|

The NVMe protocol allows servers or storage systems to communicate to flash storage with more optimally. This PCIe-based architecture enables larger command sets and IO queue depths resulting in lower latency and greater performance. It is a wholesale replacement for SCSI. But there is another SCSI protocol lurking in the data center. Storage networks, both [...]

NVM Express spec updated for data-intensive operations

By | 2017-07-10T12:45:39+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Media Coverage|

This is another one of those geeky stories that actually has some significance. The Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Express group has issued version 1.3 of its SSD spec, with emphasis on performance around analytics and virtualization. NVMe is a communications interface/protocol designed specifically for solid-state drives (SSDs) because the old standard, SATA, was a relic of the [...]