Answering Your Questions: “NVMe® 2.0 Specifications: Fast, Simple and Optimized for the Future of Storage” Webinar

By |2021-11-11T10:53:27-08:00November 11th, 2021|Blog|

By Bill Martin, Samsung, Matias Bjørling, Western Digital, Nick Adams, Intel and Peter Onufryk, Intel The recent “NVMe 2.0 Specifications: Fast, Simple and Optimized for the Future of Storage” webinar provided a comprehensive overview of the (NVM Express®) NVMe® 2.0 specifications refactoring effort, critical specification features, and new command sets such as Zoned Namespace (ZNS) [...]

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NVMe vs. NAND Technologies: Understanding the Basics

By |2021-10-27T15:29:38-08:00October 27th, 2021|Blog|

By Hrishikesh Sathawane, Director of Product Planning, Samsung and Mike Allison, Sr. Director of Products – Standards, Samsung As the need for high-speed data storage and memory solutions continues to grow, developments in non-volatile storage protocols will continue to evolve faster than traditional storage protocols like SATA. When navigating these higher speed and lower latency [...]

Keeping up with NVMe® Technology Through Compliance Testing and Pre-Production Verification

By |2021-09-23T17:01:04-08:00September 23rd, 2021|Blog|

By Chris Browy, VP Sales and Marketing at Avery Design Systems The evolution of NVMe® technology has been spectacular, starting with the basic PCIe-based SSDs and expanding to all-flash disaggregated, composable storage systems that involve an alphabet soup of standards. NVMe technology now embodies a set of standards, and system architects must be able to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]