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TechTarget7 misconceptions about the NVMe protocol and NVMe technology, January 31, 2019

See what you need to know to avoid some of the common misperceptions about NVMe technology and making possibly expensive mistakes with your organization’s NVMe architecture.

ZDNetThe Biggest Storage Trends of 2018, December 28, 2018

The NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory express) standard has been a staple of industry shows for several years.

TechTargetNew NVMe Interface Specification Focuses on Management, December 27, 2018

The NVMe interface is quickly becoming the industry standard for establishing communications between in-band host software and SSDs.

ForbesDigital Storage Projections for 2019, Part 2, December 24, 2018

This is the second in our three-part 2019 digital storage projection blog series. This part looks at 2018 trends and future developments in solid state storage, memory and fundamental computer architectures.

TechTargetNVMe Flash Storage is Coming to an Enterprise Near You, December 18, 2018

Hyperscale data centers are the early adopters of non-volatile memory express flash, as vendors lay out plans to further flash devices and NVMe fabrics in coming years.

StorageSwissBusting the NVMe Flash Myths, December 5, 2018

NVMe is the next wave of all-flash systems coming to market. These systems are fast, dense and scalable.

EE TimesNVMe Hits a Tipping Point, November 30, 2018

You know you’ve made it when you get your own show. The fact that there’s a show dedicated to NVM Express (NVMe) next month solidifies an industry-wide sentiment that the host controller interface and storage protocol hit a tipping point in the last year.

TechTargetWhich NVMe Fabric Will Win Out?, October 24, 2018

You have several NVMe fabric options when deploying NVMe over Fabrics.

TechTargetNVMe Fabric Options Include Fibre Channel, RDMA, October 17, 2018

Planning NVMe over Fabrics? Then get to know all about the Fibre Channel and RDMA fabric options to decide which of the two approaches fits your network best.

TechTargetNVMe-oF Fends Off Scale-Out Storage Challenges, October 15, 2018

NVMe over Fabrics has proven to be a useful fix for the problems faced by scale-out storage architectures, and vendors and users alike are taking notice.

Tech RepublicNVME: A Cheat Sheet, October 14, 2018

As adoption of solid-state drives (SSDs) increases in enterprise, professional, and consumer markets, the practice of shimming flash memory onto interfaces and form factors designed for traditional mechanical hard drives for the sake of cross-compatibility is falling out of style.

Enterprise Storage,How Fast Are NVMe Speeds?, October 2, 2018

It’s no surprise that NVMe speed is impressive: A blue-ribbon consortium of storage and server vendors developed NVMe as a high-performance interface specification that accelerates NAND SSDs using the PCIe bus.

Cloud TechOpenStack and NVMe-over-Fabrics: Getting higher performance for network-connected SSDs, September 18, 2018

The evolvement of the NVMe interface protocol is a boon to SSD-based storage arrays.

TechTargetWith NVMe-oF, who needs rack-scale PCIe?, September 14, 2018

NVMe over networks is winning out as the best way to offer shared, flash-based storage systems, with Dell EMC, NetApp, Pure Storage, Western Digital and startups in the game.

TechTargetNVMe over FC is happening, and it’s time to prepare, September 7, 2018

The extent to which the recently published FC-NVMe standard lowers performance latencies in Fibre Channel SANs will be interesting to watch in the coming months.

Enterprise StorageNVME: 5 Key Facts about Nonvolatile Memory Express, September 7, 2018

Short for Nonvolatile Memory Express, NVMe is a protocol that makes solid state drives (SSDs) faster, and it’s becoming increasingly popular among enterprise users.

ForbesHonoring Women Leaders Digital In Storage, August 22, 2018

Women who have been involved in the annual Flash Memory Summit (FMS) started Superwomen in Flash networking events four years ago to promote and celebrate the success of women in the memory/storage industry, and with the goal of encouraging more women to enter and succeed in the storage industry.

TechTargetHow NVMe technology will rock the enterprise storage boat, August 3, 2018

Nonvolatile memory express represents one of the biggest changes to the way storage devices connect to servers in years.

TechTargetNVMe market and technology rapidly evolve, August 3, 2018

The nonvolatile memory express specification, developed to maximize the benefits of flash-based storage, has evolved quickly and significantly since it was a gleam in the storage industry’s eyes in the mid-2000s.

DatanamiThe Future of Storage: Hardware, July 26, 2018

Fueled by massive growth in data creation, the state of data storage hardware is evolving at a considerable rate at the moment.

Network WorldWhy NVMe? Users weigh benefits of NVMe-accelerated flash storage, July 19, 2018

IBM has an answer for some of the biggest trends in enterprise data storage – including Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe), artificial intelligence, multi-cloud environments and containers – and it comes in a 2U package.

The Tech ReportSD Express gives removable storage speeds a leap forward, June 27, 2018

Nobody can deny that SD and microSD cards are useful, but I groan every time I have to use one. Their performance starts at “abysmal” and tops out at “mediocre.” That might change soon.

Network WorldWhat is NVMe, and how is it changing enterprise storage, June 20, 2018

NVMe (non-volatile memory express) is shaking up the enterprise storage industry.

Network ComputingThe NVMe Transition, May 31, 2018

The buzzword of the moment in the storage industry is NVMe, otherwise known as Non-Volatile Memory Express.

ForbesWhat If All Data Were Hot Data? Flash Storage Hits Two Inflection Points, May 29, 2018

The history of data storage ranging from our devices to our data centers amounts to a years’ long progression of bigger, faster, and over time, cheaper.

Inside HPCThe Effects of Flash Storage on Storage Infrastructure, May 24, 2018

Flash storage has attained significant market growth over the years, with enterprise SSD revenues nearly quadrupling between 2012 and 2017.

Enterprise StorageNVMe vs SATA: Comparing Storage Technologies, May 23, 2018

Flash storage can sure live up to its name, but there’s always room for speed improvements, particularly in the data center.

Network WorldWhy NVMe over Fabric matters, May 18, 2018

With NVMe over Fabric, a big limitation on SSDs in the enterprise is going away. This will be worth the upgrade.

Electronic DesignNVM Express Reels in Management, Networking Support, May 15, 2018

NVM Express (NVMe) group is finalizing the NVMe 1.3 standard, adding new features such as management and networking support.

TechTargetFive NVMe-oF questions you’ve been dying to ask, May 14, 2018

The NVMe over Fabrics specification is growing in popularity, thanks to its ability to reduce latency and increase performance.

ForbesNVMe Is The New Language Of Storage, May 3, 2018

So said Amber Huffman, Intel Fellow, at the NVM Express Working Group Meeting in San Jose, CA.

Network Computing6 Reasons SSDs Will Take Over the Data Center, April 30, 2018

The first samples of flash-based SSDs surfaced 12 years ago, but only now does the technology appear poised to supplant hard drives in the data center, at least for primary storage.

Electronic DesignA Storage Story: NVMe over Fabrics and Fibre Channel,, April 9, 2018

The next quantum leap in storage technologies is driving the need for faster storage fabrics to transport this data surge.

Enterprise StorageEnterprise Storage Hardware Systems Guide, April 4, 2018

Enterprise storage environments continue to evolve, which means that storage hardware systems are evolving in step.

TechTargetHow to get the full benefits from NVMe flash storage, April 3, 2018

Consolidate and increase the density of your organization’s workloads in a flash storage system to take full advantage of NVMe’s parallelism and reduced latency.

Storage InsiderWhat is NVMe? (Roughly translated German), March 8, 2018

A few years ago, for the readers of Storage Insiders, it became apparent that future SSDs would not end their lifecycle on a SAS, let alone a SATA interface

Seagate BlogWhy NVMe Matters for the Future of Data Centers, March 7, 2018

An optimally-running data center must have a storage protocol (a standard for storage software, features and so on) and a hardware interface that is developed and tuned for the media device.

Enterprise TechWhy NVMe is the Storage Protocol of Choice for High Performance Workloads, March 2, 2018

NVMe has quickly become the storage medium of choice for high performance applications.

StorageSwiss.comWhat is Scale-Out NVMe?, March 1, 2018

The first step for NVMe flash is to use them internally in servers and storage systems.

Datacenter DynamicsThe Network Renaissance: From Fibre Channel to an Ethernet Storage Fabric, February 26, 2018

In a previous blog post, I wrote about how Ethernet Storage Fabric (ESF) is the logical choice as the next-generation storage network because of its superior performance, intelligence, and efficiency.

Search Storage GermanyNVMe: New architectures go beyond performance limits (Roughly translated German), February 26, 2018

Non-volatile Memory Express (NVMe) can not yet reach its full potential due to some legacy issues. New architectures will be able to overcome these limits.

The RegisterHow flash is panning out in the enterprise, February 14, 2018

Flash storage was once a plaything for moneyed-up, high-performance tech elite.

TV TechnologyA Solid State of Non-Volatile Memory, February 12, 2018

Even as a mature, diverse and reliable technology—magnetic spinning disk drives (aka hard disk drives or “HDDs”) continue to grow in capacity, performance and cost benefits.

The Datacenter JournalIndustry Outlook: NVMe and NVMe-oF for Storage, February 7, 2018

This week, Industry Outlook asks David Woolf, Senior Engineer of Datacenter Technologies at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), about NVMe and NVMe-oF and their role in storage and the data center.

Moor Insights & StrategyStorage Industry 2018: Predictions For The Year To Come, January 24, 2018

When it comes to storage, this new year certainly won’t be boring. A number of technologies and market movements have been percolating over the past few years and will reach full steam in 2018—impacting the landscape for enterprise suppliers and enterprise buyers alike.

EE TimesNVM Express Set for Busy 2018, January 8, 2018

Following on the heels of a major specification update and its eighth annual plug fest, NVM Express is poised to have a busy year as it continues to develop the base NVMe specification while expanding the NVMe Management Interface (NVMe-MI) specification and one for accessing SSDs on a PCIe bus over fabrics.

Network ComputingNetworking 8 Ways Data Center Storage Will Change in 2018, January 8, 2018

The storage industry was on a roller coaster in 2017, with the decline of traditional SAN gear offset by enterprise interest in hyperconverged infrastructure, software-only solutions, and solid-state drives.

ForbesDigital Storage Projections for 2018, Part 2, January 2, 2018

This is the second piece in our three-part series looking at developments in digital storage and non-volatile memory in 2017 and projecting trends into 2018.

Network ComputingHard Disk Drives Cling to Life as SSDs Take Off, December 20, 2017

Despite recent developments in hard-disk drive technology, solid-state drives are on the way to becoming the solution of choice for enterprise storage.

EE TimesUNH-IOL Adds NVMe-oF Testing and Certification, December 19, 2017

The University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL) has announced testing services, software, and an integrators list for Non-Volatile Memory Express over Fabrics (NVMe-oF).

SearchStorage.comNVMe SSD storage costs won’t hinder market takeover, December 18, 2017

Experts anticipate that NVMe SSD storage will become the predominant solid-state drive standard.

The Next PlatformA Purified Implementation Of NVM-Express Storage, December 13, 2017

NVM-Express holds the promise of accelerating the performance and lowering the latency of flash and other non-volatile storage.

Computer WeeklyStorage briefing: The evolution of software-defined storage, December 13, 2017

The term “software-defined” has been somewhat misused over the years, but was initially meant to represent storage systems that didn’t have a tight coupling between hardware and software.

SearchStorage.comNVMe SSD speeds explained, December 11, 2017

The NVMe protocol is quickly becoming the industry standard for supporting solid-state drives and other nonvolatile memory subsystems.

Enterprise Storage ForumData Storage and Analytics: 10 Tips to Make it the Perfect Marriage, December 8, 2017

In the past, data storage was kind of dumb. It sat there inert – waiting for an application to come along and do something with it.

VMblog.comE8 Storage 2018 Predictions: The Proliferation of NVMe, Ethernet, and All-Flash Arrays, December 7, 2017

From my view at E8 Storage, I see a few things happening in the storage market that indicate shifts in standards, protocols and drives in 2018.

SearchStorage.comNVMe-oF and storage class memory set to disrupt storage, December 5, 2017

Five years ago, flash technology transformed the storage market forever. Today, flash-first arrays are the new normal. Will a new shared storage access protocol called nonvolatile memory express over fabrics combined with the advent of storage class memory prove as disruptive to traditional storage over the next five years as NAND flash technology was in the recent past?

SearchStorage.comTrends in data storage 2018: Five hot techs to watch, December 5, 2017

As the sun sets on 2017 — and rises over 2018 — we once again present the technologies and trends in data storage that we think will shine brightest and have the most sway over data centers in the coming year. It’s time for Hot Techs 2018!

ITworldHyperconvergence gathers speed in 2018, November 29, 2017

Hyperconvergence is on a roll. Enterprises are shifting storage investments from legacy architectures to software-defined systems in an effort to achieve greater agility, easier provisioning and lower administrative costs.

The Next PlatformAssessing The Tradeoffs Of NVM-Express Storage At Scale, November 27, 2017

NVM-Express isn’t new. Development on the interface, which provides lean and mean access to non-volatile memory, first came to light a decade ago, with technical work starting two years later through a work group that comprised more than 90 tech vendors.

TechBeaconEmerging server technologies: 6 hot trends to watch, November 7, 2017

Whether the servers running your company’s applications are on your developers’ desks, in your data center, or in your private cloud, the technologies inside the racks are what enable—or throttle—application speed, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness.

Computer Business ReviewNVMe: Making flash even faster for the supercomputing future, November 7, 2017

In the latest installment of CBR’s Tech Express Series, Tom Leyden gives you everything you need to know about NVMe.

SearchStorage.comAre you ready for NVMe storage and the future of flash?, November 3, 2017

Flash storage has radically changed the IT landscape. While the most obvious benefit is improved application performance, Enterprise Strategy Group research shows flash users have experienced improved reliability and resource utilization, as well as reduced TCO.

StorageSwiss.comStorageShort: Why Does The Data Center Need NVMe Over Fabrics?, October 17, 2017

The NVMe protocol allows servers or storage systems to communicate to flash storage with more optimally. This PCIe-based architecture enables larger command sets and IO queue depths resulting in lower latency and greater performance.

eWeekPersistent Memory a Key Topic at Storage Visions Conference, October 16, 2017

Despite what you may have read, the biggest and most important meta-trend in the IT business isn’t cloud computing. It’s not so-called “digital transformation,” and it’s not big data analytics. Nor is it software-defined anything.

DataCenter KnowledgeIs RDMA the Future of Data Center Storage Fabrics?, October 4, 2017

Flash, NVMe, and storage-class memory like Intel’s Optane are speeding up storage significantly, and they’re a good fit for the workloads that are driving the greatest demand for storage, such as containers, big data, machine learning, and hyperconverged infrastructure, all of which use file and object storage rather than the block storage of SANs.

EBNMaking the Affordability Case for Huge SSDs, September 19, 2017

32GB solid state drives (SSDs) are already sampling and 50TB and 100TB are expected next year. The new 3D NAND process, coupled with in-chip die stacking, is increasing the capacity per chip at a tearaway pace. New form factors are being checked out.

Tom’s HardwareNVMe: What You Want to Know and Why You’re Going to Need It, September 19, 2017

Serial ATA technology arrived in 2003, bringing with it smaller cables, hot swapping capability, I/O queuing, and a jump in throughput from PATA’s 133 MB/s to SATA’s initial speed of 1.5 Gbit/s (roughly 187 MB/s).

TechTargetHow NVMe over Fabrics will change the storage environment, September 6, 2017

Expect NVMe to supplant SCSI and SAS protocols for SSD storage and NVMe over Fabrics to find a place in high-end networking deployments for transporting data.

The Data Center JournalNVMe: The Change Agent for Next-Gen Data Centers, August 9, 2017

NVMe-enabled storage infrastructures are not only seeing wide deployment, but they’re now entering other data center areas that were once typically reserved for legacy HDDs and SSDs.

IT Business EdgeNew Storage for a New Digital Era, August 9, 2017

Solid-state storage continues on a path toward greater speed and higher density, leading to an increasingly diverse set of solutions that, frankly, is starting to trend toward the unusual.

InfoTech SpotlightNVMe Revolution Takes Center Stage At Flash Memory Summit 2017, August 4, 2017

At the Day One Forum, NVM Express to Present on the NVMe Market and Specification Advances, Features and Software Support for Client, Cloud and Enterprise Segments.

TMC NewsNVM Express Plugfest Ushers in Next Wave of NVMe and NVMe-MI Devices, August 4, 2017

Combined, the Newly Certified NVMe and NVMe-MI Products Propel the NVM Express’ Plugfest Program past its 100th Product Milestone.

Mobility TechZoneNVM Express Plugfest Ushers in Next Wave of NVMe and NVMe-MI Devices, August 4, 2017

Combined, the Newly Certified NVMe and NVMe-MI Products Propel the NVM Express’ Plugfest Program past its 100th Product Milestone

IT Pro PortalNVMe to replace flash, EU IT pros agree,, August 3, 2017

Advanced protocols are set to become a ‘dominant storage networking protocol’.

New ElectronicsSingle package SSDs with 64-Layer 3D flash memory, August 3, 2017

The BG3 series from Toshiba Electronics Europe is a single-package ball grid array (BGA) solid state drive (SSD) product line based on the company’s latest 64 layer, 3-bit-per-cell TLC BiCS FLASH.

Flash Memory SummitNVME Revolution Takes Center Stage at Flash Memory Summit 2017, August 3, 2017

At the Day One Forum, NVM Express to Present on the NVMe Market and Specification Advances,
Features and Software Support for Client, Cloud and Enterprise Segments

Electronic DesignNew Storage Options Dominate Flash Memory Summit, August 2, 2017

Check out some of the latest storage technology making its way to this year’s Flash Memory Summit.

TMCnetUNH-IOL to Present on NVMe-MI, August 2, 2017

The Flash Memory Summit 2017 will take place next week in Santa Clara, California.

Storage SwissNVMe and NVMe Over Fabrics Critical To Next Generation Storage Architectures, August 1, 2017

The storage media used to be the slowest component within the storage architecture.

HPC WireNVM Express Plugfest Ushers in Next Wave of NVMe and NVMe-MI Devices, July 31, 2017

NVM Express has certified more than 100 market-ready products in just four years.

StorageReviewNVM Express Certifies Over 100 Market-Ready Devices, July 31, 2017

Today NVM Express Inc. announced that over one hundred market-reay products have been NVMe certified in the last four years.

Storage SwissWhen Does Your Data Center Need NVMe?, July 20, 2017

NVMe is a new protocol that most data centers will use within the next several years in addition to SCSI.

EE TimesDoes NVMe Have a Place in Industrial Embedded and IoT?, July 17, 2017

Is NVM Express (NVMe) overkill for embedded, industrial applications?

NetworkWorldNVM Express spec updated for data-intensive operations, July 5, 2017

The NVM Express 1.3 spec aims to make SSDs even faster for analytics and virtualization

EE TimesNVMe Spec Gets Major Update, June 27, 2017

The NVM Express (NVMe) specification is getting its first major update in nearly three years, putting it on the cusp of becoming the defacto standard for SSD interfaces.

DatanamiNew NVMe Spec Emphasizes Data Analytics, June 22, 2017

The latest release of a non-volatile memory interface and storage protocol emphasizes the enterprise shift to analytics, virtualization and other data-intensive workloads while riding the coat tails of the robust solid-state storage sector.

Storage ReviewNVM Express Releases 1.3 Specification, June 21, 2017

Today NVM Express, Inc. announced that it has completed and has released its NVMe 1.3 specification.

Design & ReuseNVMe Revision 1.3 Expands Reach of Fast Storage for Enterprise, June 21, 2017

NVM Express, Inc., the organization that developed the industry standard NVM Express (NVMe™) specification for accessing solid-state drives (SSDs) on a PCI Express (PCIe®) bus as well as across Fabrics, today announced the completion and release of its NVMe 1.3 specification.

KtenNVMe Revision 1.3 Expands Reach of Fast Storage for Enterprise, Client, and Cloud Power Users, June 21, 2017

NVM Express Fuels the NVMe Revolution with the Industry’s Most Powerful Storage Interface

InfoworldNVM Express Has Transformed Fast Storage in the Cloud – and it’s Coming to Enterprise (sponsored), June 21, 2017

If we go back to 2009, the work to define NVM Express (NVMe) had just begun, and around that same time, Microsoft Azure made its first major purchase of Serial ATA (SATA) based solid-state drives (SSDs) to help accelerate its storage servers by offloading the storage commit log.

Storage-InsiderThe NVMe express train takes off, June 6, 2017

SSDs are commodity. Progress in price and capacity at a standstill.

Tom’s HARDWARENVMe 1.3, ready SSD specifications for the future, May 26, 2017

Here are the novelties of the NVM Express (NVMe) 1.3 specification, the first upgrade from 2014. Many new features, many options, that will help mature future NVMs SSDs.

TeckKnowNVM Express has published new NVMe 1.3 Specification, May 26, 2017

NVM Express, the particular group behind the NVMe protocol, has announced the NVMe 1.3 specification.

PC GamerThe updated NVMe 1.3 specification introduces new features to fast SSDs, May 25, 2017

The first major update to NVMe in over two years.

Guru3DNVMe 1.3 Specifications are finalized with new features, May 25, 2017

As you guys know, NVM Express (NVMe) is a logical device interface specification for accessing non-volatile storage media attached via a PCI Express (PCIe) bus.

TechPowerUpNVMe 1.3 Specification Published, May 25, 2017

NVM Express, the special interest group behind the NVMe protocol, which enables significantly higher performance on flash-based storage devices, compared to the AHCI protocol, published the NVMe 1.3 specification.

TechReportNVMe 1.3 arrives with a host of handy features, May 25, 2017

NVMe drives are just beginning to hit the mainstream, and the interface’s designers have published the 1.3 revision of the NVMe specification.

eTeknixOfficial NVMe 1.3 Specification Have Been Released, May 25, 2017

NVM Express, Inc. is the consortium responsible for the development of the NVM Express specification, and they’ve now released the NVMe 1.3 specifications

HardForumNVMe 1.3 published., May 25, 2017

Discussion in ‘SSDs & Data Storage’ started by Shintai

HardOCPNVMe 1.3 Specification Brings New Features to SSDs, May 25, 2017

After nearly two and a half years, the NVMe specification has finally been bumped up to 1.3, bringing new capabilities and support for both client and enterprise SSDs.

AnaandTechNVMe 1.3 Specification Published With New Features for Client and Enterprise SSDs, May 24, 2017

The first major update to the NVMe storage interface specification in almost two and a half years has been published, standardizing many new features and helping set the course for the SSD market.