TechTarget, NVMe Market Research

Posted on 02/04/2021

NVMe and NVMe over Fabrics is an emerging market. What progress has been made over the last five years and where is the market heading? This analysis helps answer these questions. Read More

TechTarget, NVMe in Cloud Applications

Posted on 02/04/2021

Large installations such as Facebook, Mellanox, Western Digital, and Microsoft choose NVMe technology for their cloud storage. Learn about NVMe technology at scale, deploying NVMe flash on Facebook, and much more. Read More

TechTarget, Accelerating Performance With NVMe-oF

Posted on 02/04/2021

Can you accelerate your performance with NVMe-oF? George Crump, former storage industry analyst, and CMO at StorOne, explores the pros and cons of NVMe-oF to help you determine if your data center is ready for it. Read More

TechTarget, Bringing NVMe/TCP Up to Speed

Posted on 02/04/2021

What is NVMe over TCP? NVMe over TCP is the standard transport binding that runs NVMe on top of standard TCP/IP networks. It follows the standard NVMe specification that defines the queueing interface and the multi-queue interface that runs just on top of TCP/IP sockets. Read More

Hackaday, NVMe Blurs the Lines Between Memory and Storage

Posted on 01/12/2021

The history of storage devices is quite literally a race between the medium and the computing power as the bottleneck of preserving billions of ones and zeros stands in the way of computing nirvana. The most recent player is the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe), something of a hybrid of what… Read More

EE Times, NVMe Drives Ready to Embrace Own Form Factors

Posted on 06/01/2020

Just as NVMe freed SSDs from relying on legacy technologies designed for spinning disks, the Enterprise & Data Center SSD Form Factor (EDSFF) family has been purpose-built for NVMe-based drives, whether they contain flash or another storage class memory (SCM) such as Intel Optane. Read More

DataStorageAsean, Top Business Benefits of NVMe Storage

Posted on 02/04/2020

As traditional hard drives are being slowly but surely replaced by flash-based SSDs and become more mainstream, the SATA transfer protocol is no longer sufficient to deliver the speeds required for businesses to get the most out of their SSD storage investments. Read More

TechTarget, 5 Tips to Drive Edge Computing Storage Success

Posted on 01/21/2020

Storage at the edge used to be about ensuring remote offices and transient staff had adequate ways to capture and retain the data they generated. Today, IoT devices have changed all that, generating huge amounts of data while often having limited connectivity. Read More

Network World, Survey Says End-to-End NVMe™ is in Your Future

Posted on 01/13/2020

There’s always an adoption curve when it comes to new technologies. In today’s digital landscape, where industries are constantly being disrupted by new applications and use cases driven by IoT, machine learning, AI, and analytics, those not on the NVMe™ adoption curve may get left behind. Read More

EE Times, NVMe/TCP Improves Data Storage

Posted on 06/27/2019

For a long time, people in the IT space took storage for granted. That’s because drive companies continued to squeeze more capacity into less space and reduce cost per gigabyte. Responding to that, users learned that storage was cheap and essentially limitless. They adjusted their behavior accordingly by saving everything. Read More

MESA, Top 5 Reasons M&E Needs NVMe Now

Posted on 06/05/2019

Hollywood has its fair share of name dropping.  But have you heard the latest four-letter word in M&E: NVMe? NVMe is the new kid on the block for accessing high-speed next-gen SSDs that store huge volumes of media content. Read More

DZone, When Performance Matters, Think NVMe

Posted on 05/22/2019

The demand for more IT resource-intensive applications has significantly increased today, whether it is to process quicker transactions, gain real-time insight, crunch big data sets, or to meet customer expectations. Read More

Network World, NVMe over Fabrics creates data-center storage disruption

Posted on 05/14/2019

It’s quite a mouthful, but Non-Volatile Memory Express over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) is shaping up to become perhaps the most disruptive data center storage technology since the introduction of solid-state drives (SSD), promising to bring new levels of performance and economy to rapidly expanding storage arrays. Read More

TechTarget, 7 NVMe Storage Gotchas to Avoid

Posted on 03/11/2019

Failing to use the right type of NVMe for a particular application — or deploying the correct technology in the wrong way — can lead to performance problems and needless additional costs, not to mention a great deal of aggravation. Fortunately, most common NVMe storage errors can be avoided by… Read More

Semiconductor Engineering, Making Things Simple with NVMe/TCP

Posted on 03/07/2019

Whether it is the aesthetics of the iPhone or a work of art like Monet’s ‘Water Lillies’, simplicity is often a very attractive trait… The Non-Volatile Memory over PCIe Express (NVMe) technology that is now driving the progression of data storage is another place where the value of simplicity is… Read More

The Next Platform, Why NVMe Will Flash Forward in 2019

Posted on 02/06/2019

Disaggregated storage has become the norm in large-scale infrastructure and we expect that in 2019 those who are pushing the limits with NVMe will have quite a successful year—vendors as well as their hyperscale and high performance computing users. Read More

NVMe Management Interface – Part Four

Posted on 12/07/2018

NVMe Management Interface Architectural Overview NVMeTM Management Interface (NVMe-MITM) is targeted at enterprise and hyperscale applications and currently not at client applications. The use cases include: Inventorying (Asset Management), Health Monitoring (Identify bad drives), Wear Monitoring (Replace drives nearing wear-out), Temperature Monitoring (Fan throttling), Power Monitoring and configuration, Configuring (format drives,… Read More

NVMe Readiness – Part Three

Posted on 12/07/2018

NVMe Specification Readiness NVM Express® is an open collection of standards and information and the NVM Express organization ( is responsible for specifying the NVMe specifications. To date (August 2018) it has released several specifications: Base NVMe Specifications including NVMe 1.0e, 1.2.1 and 1.3 NVMeTM Over Fabric 1.0 Specification… Read More

NVMe Over Fabrics – Part Two

Posted on 12/07/2018

NVMe Over Fabrics Architectural Overview NVMeTM Over Fabrics replaces the PCIe transport with a fabric technology such as RDMA or Fibre Channel (FC) fabric as shown in Figure 3. Transports for RDMA fabric include Ethernet (ROCE), InfiniBand and iWARP. Native TCP (non-RDMA) transport is also possible (TCP is still Work-In-Progress as… Read More

Base NVM Express – Part One

Posted on 12/07/2018

Written by Murali Rajagopal, PhD- VMware Storage Architect, Office of the CTO There is much in the way of NVMe ExpressTM (NVMeTM) literature publicly available especially surrounding SSDs – mainly originating from device manufacturers. This blog provides a grand overview of the NVM ExpressTM technology, the eco-system, NVM ExpressTM specifications,… Read More

StorageShort: Why Does The Data Center Need NVMe Over Fabrics?

Posted on 10/16/2017

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. It is a wholesale replacement for SCSI. But there is another SCSI protocol lurking in the… Read More

NVM Express spec updated for data-intensive operations

Posted on 07/10/2017

This is another one of those geeky stories that actually has some significance. The Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Express group has issued version 1.3 of its SSD spec, with emphasis on performance around analytics and virtualization. NVMe is a communications interface/protocol designed specifically for solid-state drives (SSDs) because the old standard,… Read More