The next NVM Express Plugfest will take place May 22-25 at UNH-IOL in Durham, New Hampshire. New test requirements will be introduced, and a new Integrators List for NVM Express Management Interface will be launched. Experimental tracks will be held for NVM Express over Fabrics tests as well. Registration will close May 1, 2017. [...]
The industry broadly recognizes, and is intent on unleashing, the inherent performance potential of NVMeTM flash storage in the datacenter storage hierarchy. NVMe has now become part of the mainstream market for faster storage, with server vendors generally supporting NVMe technologies today and 19 or more storage vendors planning and deploying dedicated or hybrid NVMe-based [...]
The University of New Hampshire's InterOperability Laboratory is holding the sixth NVM Express Plugfest from October 3 to 6 at its facility in Durham, NH. More information at https://www.iol.unh.edu/testing/storage/nvme.
If you couldn't attend the August 30 webinar about the upcoming NVM Express Plugfest, to be held October 3-6 at UNH-IOL, you can view the recorded event to learn about the 100+ new tests in the NVMe™ Conformance Test Suite and a number of new tests for the NVMe™ Interop Test Suite. And, if you are planning [...]
NVM Express, Inc. has posted two new white papers on our redesigned website. The first is an Overview of NVM Express technology, and the second takes a look at the new NVM Express over Fabrics specification. Links to both are on the home page, http://nvmexpress.org. Please read and share!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Register now for this free webinar, "NVM Express® and PCI Express® for Mobile," presented by Dave Landsman, Director SSD Standards, SanDisk. It's taking place on Thursday, October 29 at 11 AM Pacific time.Here's what the webcast will cover:While the compute segments are embracing NVMe as the interface standard for Enterprise and Client PCIe-based storage, NVMe/PCIe [...]
Tom Coughlin, who consults and writes on digital storage and applications, and is chairman of the Storage Visions, Creative Storage Conferences as well as the Flash Memory Summit, has written an interesting article about NVM Express and Fabrics in Forbes Magazine. He starts out by saying:"Flash memory performance is driving the development of communication interfaces [...]