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NVMe Management Interface – Part Four

By |2018-12-07T14:30:29+00:00December 7th, 2018|Media Coverage|

NVMe Management Interface Architectural Overview NVMeTM Management Interface (NVMe-MITM) is targeted at enterprise and hyperscale applications and currently not at client applications. The use cases include: Inventorying (Asset Management), Health Monitoring (Identify bad drives), Wear Monitoring (Replace drives nearing wear-out), Temperature Monitoring (Fan throttling), Power Monitoring and configuration, Configuring (format drives, crypto erase), Change Management (update [...]

NVMe Readiness – Part Three

By |2018-12-07T14:29:20+00:00December 7th, 2018|Media Coverage|

NVMe Specification Readiness NVM Express® is an open collection of standards and information and the NVM Express organization (www.nvmexpress.org) is responsible for specifying the NVMe specifications. To date (August 2018) it has released several specifications: Base NVMe Specifications including NVMe 1.0e, 1.2.1 and 1.3 NVMeTM Over Fabric 1.0 Specification and NVMeTM Management Interface 1.0 Specification [...]

NVMe Over Fabrics – Part Two

By |2018-12-07T14:27:18+00:00December 7th, 2018|Media Coverage|

NVMe Over Fabrics Architectural Overview NVMeTM Over Fabrics replaces the PCIe transport with a fabric technology such as RDMA or Fibre Channel (FC) fabric as shown in Figure 3. Transports for RDMA fabric include Ethernet (ROCE), InfiniBand and iWARP. Native TCP (non-RDMA) transport is also possible (TCP is still Work-In-Progress as of July 2018). Figure 3: [...]

Base NVM Express – Part One

By |2018-12-07T14:25:10+00:00December 7th, 2018|Media Coverage|

Written by Murali Rajagopal, PhD- VMware Storage Architect, Office of the CTO There is much in the way of NVMe ExpressTM (NVMeTM) literature publicly available especially surrounding SSDs – mainly originating from device manufacturers. This blog provides a grand overview of the NVM ExpressTM technology, the eco-system, NVM ExpressTM specifications, devices and interfaces. It is [...]

NVM Express, Inc. Announces NVMe-MI™ 1.1 Specification in Ratification

By |2018-12-05T11:23:03+00:00December 5th, 2018|News|

NVM Express, Inc. Announces NVMe-MI™ 1.1 Specification in Ratification Awaited Specification Defines a Standard for NVMe™ Enclosure Management and More December 05, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NVM Express, Inc. today announced the pending availability of the NVMe™ Management Interface (NVMe-MI™) specification. The NVMe-MI 1.1 release standardizes NVMe enclosure management, provides the [...]

Welcome NVMe™/TCP to the NVMe-oF™ Family of Transports

By |2018-11-15T10:44:55+00:00November 15th, 2018|Blog|

Authors: Sagi Grimberg, Chief SW Architect, Lightbits Labs and Dave Minturn, Intel Corp., Fabrics Linux Driver WG Chair This week the ratified NVMe™/TCP Transport Binding specification has been made available for public download. TCP is a new transport added to the family of existing NVMe™ transports; PCIe®, RDMA, and FC. NVMe/TCP defines the mapping of [...]

Checklist for What’s New in NVMe™ over Fabrics

By |2018-10-29T14:19:21+00:00October 29th, 2018|Blog|

By Brandon Hoff I recently presented a webcast on NVM Express® over Fabrics (NVMe-oF™) and gave a rundown on what’s new for NVMe-oF in 2018. Since the NVMe-oF specification’s official release in May 2016, we have seen a lot of excitement building. In my webcast, I deliver a high-level overview of the NVMe-oF content we [...]

What’s on Tap for the Storage Developer Conference 2018?

By |2018-09-14T10:38:05+00:00September 14th, 2018|Blog|

The Storage Developer Conference 2018 (SDC 18), hosted by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), will be held on September 24-27 in Santa Clara, CA and is a must-attend event for those in the storage industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to acquire training on hot industry topics like NVMe™ and NVMe over Fabrics, persistent [...]

NVM Express, Inc. has scheduled a new webcast — NVMe™ over Fabrics: Updates for 2018

By |2018-09-14T10:36:29+00:00September 14th, 2018|Blog|

Join Brandon Hoff, distinguished software architect at Broadcom, as he provides particulars about the NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) 2018 updates on Tuesday, September 25 from 9:00 – 10:00 am (United States – Los Angeles). NVMe-oF is the defacto standard for extending the NVMe architecture in a scalable manner over mainstream interconnects. This webcast will provide [...]

FMS 2018 Recap: NVMe is Eclipsing SATA Shipments

By |2018-08-31T07:50:56+00:00August 31st, 2018|Blog|

By Amber Huffman Members of NVM Express, Inc. have recently returned from sunny Santa Clara, where we attended yet another Flash Memory Summit. The event was devoted to providing the storage community with the latest technology updates, forecasts, and roadmaps for non-volatile memory—but it also indicated that NVM Express is more prominent than ever and [...]