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NVM Express Plugfest #7 Scheduled for May 22-25, 2017

By | 2017-06-22T08:11:51+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Blog|

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.  [...]

New Webcast: “NVM Express® – The Next Step for Faster Flash,” Dec. 15 at 10 AM PT

By | 2016-12-07T15:44:41+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Blog|

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 [...]

Webcast scheduled: NVM Express over Fabrics panel discussion, Oct. 20, 10 AM PT

By | 2016-09-23T12:01:44+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Blog|

NVM Express, Inc. has scheduled a new webcast -- it is a panel discussion of NVMeTM over Fabrics, on Thursday, October 20, at 10 AM Pacific time. Description:  NVM Express(R) over Fabrics has the promise of unleashing the potential performance of NVMeTM drives in a scalable manner by leveraging the capabilities of mainstream high-performance interconnects. [...]

Did you miss the Plugfest webinar? Recording now available

By | 2016-09-02T09:50:18+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog|

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 [...]

NVMe Lessons Learned – Deploying NVMe Flash in Real Systems – Flash Memory Summit 2016

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

Chairperson/Organizer: Tom Heil, Sr Systems Architect, Broadcom Panelists: Gary Kotzur, Executive Director/Sr Distinguished Engineer, Dell Ziv Serlin, Director System Architectures, E8 Storage Donald Faw, Principal Engineer/Staff Architect, Intel Tim Emami, Technical Director, NetApp Chris Petersen, Hardware Systems Engineer, Facebook Forum Description - Deploying NVMe Flash in Real Systems The industry is intent on unleashing the [...]

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 [...]