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SAS to PCIe® Transition: Unlocking the Power of NVMe® Technology

By |2021-06-08T11:52:43-08:00June 7th, 2021|Blog|

by Rohit Gupta | Scott Glenn | Jimmy Gomez | Praveen Midha, Western Digital NVM Express® (NVMe®) technology is a high-performance storage protocol for non-volatile storage media directly connected to the CPU via PCI Express® (PCIe®) interface. PCIe architecture emerged as the next logical storage interface, following Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial Advanced Technology [...]

NVM Express Announces the Rearchitected NVMe® 2.0 Library of Specifications

By |2021-06-03T09:40:22-08:00June 3rd, 2021|News|

Groundbreaking New Features and Structural Specification Updates Enable the Future Flash Technology Ecosystem BEAVERTON, Ore.,—USA—June 3, 2021—NVM Express, Inc. today announced the release of the NVM Express® (NVMe®) 2.0 family of specifications. The restructured NVMe 2.0 specifications allow for faster and simpler development of NVMe solutions to support the increasingly diverse NVMe device environment, now [...]

Everything You Need to Know About the NVMe 2.0 Specifications and New Technical Proposals

By |2021-06-03T14:43:35-08:00June 3rd, 2021|Blog|

NVM Express, Inc. recently announced the release of the NVM Express® (NVMe®) 2.0 family of specifications. The NVMe 2.0 specifications were restructured to: enable faster and simpler development of NVMe solutions, and to support the increasingly diverse NVMe device environment. The extensibility of the specifications encourages the ongoing enhancements of independent command sets like Zoned [...]

Life After SATA: NVMe® Technology Paves Way for the Future of Flash Memory

By |2021-04-26T16:05:18-08:00April 26th, 2021|Blog|

By Ilya Cherkasov, Data Center NVMe SSD Product Manager, KIOXIA America, Inc. Today’s data-centric storage and computing tasks have led to a significant demand for higher data read and write performance, as well as increased reliability. When end-users are tasked with choosing the right SSD for their server, one of the main considerations is the [...]

Benefits of Disaggregating NVMe Storage with NVMe-oF Technology

By |2021-03-16T10:22:51-08:00March 16th, 2021|Blog|

By Mark Miquelon, Western Digital The motivations and benefits of accessing SSD storage using NVM Express® (NVMe®) architecture are well known and often discussed. High bandwidth, extreme IOPS rates on mixed read/write workloads and consistently low latency make NVMe SSDs the best media on which to run your transactional applications. Even when we narrow our focus [...]

NVMe® Technology for Boot and Beyond

By |2021-02-17T10:42:07-08:00February 17th, 2021|Blog|

By James Gomez, Deepak Kurien and Rohit Gupta, Western Digital In this blog we will look at how NVM Express® (NVMe®) SSDs are replacing SATA SSDs as enterprise boot drives. We will then discuss how NVMe SSDs can be utilized to support additional workloads beyond the typical OS boot process. The strategic value of enterprise [...]

NVMe® RAID: Making Storage Faster Than Ever

By |2021-02-03T12:30:50-08:00February 3rd, 2021|Blog|

By James Guilmart, Intel As storage medias, protocols, architectures and form factors have evolved over the past several decades, one component has remained consistent: the RAID HBA. Whether using HDDs or SSDs, SATA or SAS, M.2 or U.2, the RAID HBA has cemented itself as the preferred RAID implementation... until now. A fundamental shift in [...]

NVM Express: An Interesting Look Back at 2020

By |2021-01-22T17:02:11-08:00January 22nd, 2021|Blog|

Although 2020 brought challenges beyond our imagination, the NVM Express community stayed hard at work to make flash storage faster and more scalable. We have also seen how NVM Express® (NVMe®) and NVMe® over Fabrics (NVMe-oF™) technology have emerged in various market segments like gaming, medical research, edge computing, artificial intelligence and more.  This broad [...]

NVMe® SSDs: Powering the Future of Gaming

By |2021-01-04T17:06:44-08:00January 4th, 2021|Blog|

Despite the revolutionary impact of NVM Express® (NVMe®) SSDs in the PC gaming market, the industry still faces some limitations. As outlined in a recent AnandTech article, the first issue is that almost all games and game engines are still designed to be playable off hard drives because previous console generations and many low-end PCs [...]