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Bringing Compute to Storage with NVM Express

By |2020-11-11T16:59:44-08:00November 16th, 2020|Blog|

By Stephen Bates, Kim Malone and Bill Martin, NVMe Computational Storage Task Group Co-Chairs Introduction NVM Express has been incredibly successful at bringing a vendor-neutral, open standard to the storage market that provides an efficient interface for host software. According to ReportLinker, the NVM Express® (NVMe®) technology market is now growing at 29.7% CAGR and [...]

FMS 2020 NVM Express-Sponsored Sessions: Explore NVMe Technology Innovation

By |2020-11-02T17:05:15-08:00November 2nd, 2020|Blog|

In light of ongoing COVID-19 implications, this year’s Flash Memory Summit event has moved to a virtual format. Although we won’t be attending in sunny Santa Clara this year, FMS 2020 will feature the same highly anticipated keynotes and latest technology updates, forecasts and roadmaps—all from the comfort of your home. As an FMS industry [...]

NVM Express Q3 Webcast Q&A: Answering Your Questions about NVMe Zoned Namespace SSDs and the Linux Zoned Storage Ecosystem

By |2020-10-02T16:53:27-08:00October 2nd, 2020|Blog|

By Damien Le Moal and Javier González This June, NVM Express™ ratified the NVMe Zoned Namespace (ZNS) Command Set, which divides the NVMe namespace into independent zones that support specific data or workload types. NVMe ZNS is a breakthrough in the Zoned Storage ecosystem and will provide several performance benefits for SSDs, including reduced write [...]

NVMe® Technology Solves Many Common Sanitize Operation Issues

By |2020-09-24T11:55:38-08:00September 24th, 2020|Blog|

By John Geldman, Kioxia and Jim Hatfield, Seagate The Sanitize operation is a very useful tool for SSDs as it is used to eliminate information on a device that may contain personal data or confidential information. Elimination of personal information is important when returning or re-purposing an SSD. NVM Express® (NVMe®) Sanitize commands were initially [...]

Internet of Things Explosion Drives Adoption of NVMe™ Storage

By |2020-06-18T14:24:49-08:00June 17th, 2020|Blog|

By John Kim, Director, Storage Marketing, NVIDIA Networking Business Unit It’s no surprise that the Internet of Things (IoT) is experiencing explosive growth. Consumers own smarter phones, plus tablets and TVs with built-in video streaming. Smart appliances, smart thermostats, home security systems and digital assistants like Alexa or Google Home are generating data and accessing [...]

Save the Date: Virtual 2020 NVMe Annual Members Meeting on May 18

By |2020-06-18T14:24:23-08:00May 1st, 2020|Blog|

By Amber Huffman, NVM Express President The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated unfortunate cancellations of many of our industry’s top 2020 events. While we look towards a recovery cycle in the business community and find connectivity options, we need to maintain safety and follow the protocols of this recent era. Given [...]

Answering Your Questions: NVMe-oF™ 1.1 Specification: Key Features and Use Cases Webcast

By |2020-03-11T14:22:31-08:00March 11th, 2020|Blog|

By NVM Express Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Q1 2020 webcast “NVMe-oF™ 1.1 Specification: Key Features and Use Cases Audiences.” During the webcast, we discussed how the latest NVMe-oF 1.1 specification is creating “data center storage disruption,” the latest features and provided a couple of key [...]

5 Reasons Why 2020 is a Break-Out Year for NVM Express

By |2020-02-28T09:53:43-08:00February 28th, 2020|Blog|

  By Cameron Brett, NVM Express MWG Co-Chair, Kioxia Digital transformation in data centers is taking a huge leap forward in 2020, thanks to NVMe™ technology. From cloud and enterprise applications to gaming to 360-degree immersive video projects for sporting events and much more, it’s no wonder so many industry experts are [...]

Open Source NVMe™ Management Utility – NVMe Command Line Interface (NVMe-CLI)

By |2020-07-10T17:29:59-08:00February 25th, 2020|Blog|

   By Jonmichael Hands, NVMe MWG Co-Chair, Sr. Strategic Planner / Product Manager, Intel NVM Express™ (NVMe™) technology has enabled a robust set of industry-standard software, drivers, and management tools that have been developed for storage. The tool to manage NVMe SSDs in Linux is called NVMe Command Line Interface (NVMe-CLI). Data [...]

How SSDs Fail – NVMe™ SSD Management, Error Reporting, and Logging Capabilities

By |2020-02-07T11:21:15-08:00February 5th, 2020|Blog|

   By Jonmichael Hands, NVMe MWG Co-Chair, Intel          NVMe™ technology was built from the ground up for SSDs, and the original NVMe specification included a standard SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) log that monitored errors, device health, and endurance. At the time, SAS/SATA drives had SMART capability, but it was [...]