NVMe Drivers at Flash Memory Summit 2016

By | 2017-04-20T10:14:24+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog|

NVMe drivers are now available for all the most popular operating systems. Practitioners must understand the latest key features and architectural innovations, as well as how to achieve top performance on both client and server platforms. The drivers also have non-obvious features that enable more flexible and robust system implementations. Many new capabilities have been [...]

ezFIO – Powerful, Simple NVMe SSD Benchmark Tool

By | 2017-04-20T10:14:24+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Blog|

Article by Earle F. Philhower III, Western Digital Senior Manager, SSD Technical Marketing Organizations' users are adopting NVM Express attached enterprise SSD (eSSD) products at phenomenal rates. Increasing data volume and velocity require hundreds of thousands of IOPS and the gigabytes per second of bandwidth these new devices can provide. Today’s applications have higher parallelism [...]

“NVM Express in the Linux Stack” — Webcast on May 12, 2016

By | 2017-04-20T10:14:24+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Blog|

  Curious about NVM Express and Linux? Register for our upcoming webcast, May 12 at 11 AM Pacific time, with presenters Keith Busch, Intel and Matias Bjørling, CNEX and moderator Stephen Bates, Microsemi. Here's a synopsis of what they will cover: NVM Express is becoming the de-facto standard for talking to Non-Volatile Memory over PCI [...]

ezIOMeter Benchmark Tool Optimized for NVM Express

By | 2017-04-20T10:14:24+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Blog|

Article by Kei Kobayashi, Intel Technical Marketing Engineer As the computing industry transitions from SATA-based SSDs to NVM Express (PCIe) based SSDs, there has been a shift in benchmarking procedures for NVM Express devices. One key feature of the NVMe protocol is the ability to take advantage of multiple CPU threads to access the NVMe [...]

“NVM Express for Consumers:” Webcast Feb. 25, 11 AM Pacific

By | 2017-04-20T10:14:24+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Blog|

Don't miss "NVM Express for Consumers: Bringing High-performance PCIe SSDs to the Mainstream," a free webcast with Jonmichael Hands, Product Marketing Manager, Intel, and RC Camillo, SSD Product Planning Manager, Samsung, scheduled for 11 AM on Thursday, February 25. What's it about? NVM Express was designed from the ground up for solid state drives to [...]

Registration open for NVM Express Members Meeting, March 21-22

By | 2016-08-04T08:42:09+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Blog|

Calling all NVM Express member company representatives -- registration is open for the annual NVM Express, Inc. all-members meeting, set to take place in San Jose, March 21-22.  Don't miss this opportunity to learn the latest about the NVM Express specification and the organization, and to network with others in the industry. This two-day event [...]

Drive Trust Alliance adds NVMe support to SEDutil

By | 2017-04-20T10:14:24+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Blog|

Drive Trust Alliance maintains the popular sedutil application (formally called msed), which eases configuration of Self-Encrypting Drives implementing the TCG OPAL specification. Until recently only SATA/SCSI drives were supported by sedutil.As of the 1.10 release, NVMe SEDs are officially supported by the Linux version of sedutil. This paves the way for NVMe OPAL SED adoption [...]

NVM Express Plugfest #5: Feb. 29-Mar. 3, 2016

By | 2015-12-01T14:52:38+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Blog|

Mark your calendars for the next NVM Express Plugfest event -- it's the fifth in the series, with a number of enhancements.The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory's (UNH-IOL) NVMe Consortium will be hosting the fifth NVM Express Interoperability Plugfest the week of February 29-March 3, 2016. This event is an opportunity for NVMe Implementors [...]

Webcast Dec. 10: “NVM Express® Solutions: Delivering Real-world Benefits”

By | 2017-04-20T10:14:24+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Blog|

We've scheduled another informative webcast with an NVM Express subject matter expert.  This one is entitled "NVM Express® Solutions: Delivering Real-world Benefits," and the presenter is Jonmichael Hands, Product Marketing Manager, Intel Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group. It takes place on Thursday, December 10 at 11 AM Pacific time. Here's what it will cover: NVMe brings high performance [...]