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NVM Express® over PCI Express® Specification: The Evolution of Storage Scalability

By |2022-08-29T08:18:36-08:00August 29th, 2022|Blog|

By John Geldman, Director of SSD Industry Standards, KIOXIA America Inc. From its inception, NVM Express® (NVMe®) technology has improved storage performance and complemented the PCI Express® (PCIe®) bus transport by providing a scalable, lower latency and more efficient solution than previous storage protocols. The NVMe over PCIe specification defines how NVMe architecture operates across [...]

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nvme-lint: New Open Source Tool to Help Validate the NVM Express® Specifications

By |2022-08-15T08:36:44-08:00August 15th, 2022|Blog|

By Karl Bonde Torp, Samsung NVM Express® (NVMe®) architecture has already overtaken SATA/SAS as the leading protocol for storage. As the adoption increases, so does the demand for new features to be added to the specifications. Since its inception, the specifications have expanded—adding the challenge of maintaining changes to the specification. For product developers implementing [...]

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NVM Express Awarded Flash Memory Summit’s Most Innovative Memory Technology Award

By |2022-08-08T05:55:46-08:00August 8th, 2022|Blog|

by Cameron Brett and Kerry Munson, NVM Express MWG Co-Chairs NVM Express is honored to receive the Flash Memory Summit (FMS) 2022 Most Innovative Memory Technology Award for the NVM Express® (NVMe®) 2.0 specifications. We are proud of this achievement and of the work from our member companies and contributors. As a result of a [...]

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FMS Back in Person: A Preview of the 2022 NVM Express-Sponsored Track

By |2022-07-26T16:05:51-08:00July 26th, 2022|Blog|

To say NVM Express is excited for the upcoming Flash Memory Summit (FMS) 2023 – taking place August 2-4 in Santa Clara, CA – would be a serious understatement. Flash Memory Summit (FMS) is returning to in-person after a two-year hiatus and we are looking forward to re-engaging with the wider storage community to highlight [...]

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NVMe® Key Value Command Set Provides the Key to Storage Efficiency

By |2022-07-18T09:42:22-08:00July 18th, 2022|Blog|

By Bill Martin, SSD I/O Standards, Samsung The NVM Express® Key Value (NVMe-KV) Command Set, ratified in June 2020, provides access to data on an NVMe® SSD namespace using a key, rather than a logical block address. Now that the NVMe-KV Command Set has been released as an official Command Set specification in the family [...]

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NVMe® Management Interface (NVMe-MI™) 1.2 Specification: What’s New?

By |2022-06-07T12:45:17-08:00June 7th, 2022|Blog|

By Austin Bolen, Distinguished Engineer, Server Storage at Dell EMC To evolve with the next phase of NVM Express® (NVMe®) technology, the NVMe Management Interface (NVMe-MI™) specification was modified to optimize NVMe SSD management and ensure interoperability with the other specifications. These changes have been released in the NVMe-MI 1.2 specification, which is available in [...]

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NVMe-oF™ Technology in the Wild – NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD with NVMe-oF Technology Simplifies Scaling Supercomputing Infrastructure

By |2022-05-16T08:04:26-08:00May 12th, 2022|Blog|

By Sebastian Grandjean Perrenod Comtesse, NetApp High Performance Computing (HPC) and supercomputing have always involved complex system designs featuring highly specialized equipment at a massive scale. Years ago, some companies realized that IT infrastructure should be streamlined, and together they jointly developed a common reference architecture to simplify the overall design process. The sole purpose [...]

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Utilizing NVMe® Technology for Meta’s Hyperscale Cloud Storage

By |2022-05-10T09:39:56-08:00May 10th, 2022|Blog|

By Ross Stenfort, Hardware System Engineer, Meta At Meta, our goal is to give our users the optimal user experience. The NVM Express® (NVMe®) 2.0 specifications, which were released this past June, were restructured for easier development and contain features that address new use cases for the cloud. In this blog, I’ll discuss how hyperscale [...]

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NVM Express Integrator’s List 101: Your Guide to NVMe Interoperability and Compliance Testing

By |2022-05-02T07:30:41-08:00May 2nd, 2022|Blog|

By Kerry Munson and Mara Johnson NVM Express proudly collaborates with the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) to conduct compliance and interoperability testing for the NVM Express® (NVMe®) specifications. As a vendor-neutral test lab, the UNH-IOL provides members with confidential and unbiased test results, helping companies get products ready to market, faster. NVM [...]

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

By |2022-04-27T15:25:59-08:00April 27th, 2022|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 [...]

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