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

By | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 [...]

New Storage Performance Development Kit now available

By | November 18th, 2015|Blog|

While non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies are transforming the storage landscape, the challenge of the I/O bottleneck that is caused by storage is ongoing. Intel recently announced a step in the direction of addressing the bottleneck with the Storage Performance Development Kit (SPDK), which is an open source initiative and available for download at https://01.org/spdk. The [...]

Latency in NVM Express SSDs and Drivers

By | November 16th, 2015|Blog|

Stephen Bates at PMC-Sierra has written a new blog digging into the sources of latency of SSDs.  He says, "As we move to NG-NVM latency will continue to come down, making latency QoS even more important!"  Check it out here.

Webcast: “NVM Express® Fabrics Protocol and Architecture”

By | November 10th, 2015|Blog|

Register now for the November 19 webcast on NVM Express over Fabrics.  Mike Shapiro, Founder and VP Software at EMC/DSSD, is the presenter.  It's at 12:30 PM Pacific.  Here's what it will cover:As NVM Express becomes the de facto interface standard for Enterprise and Client PCIe-based storage, the NVMe specification is evolving to take on [...]

NVM Express and Mobile — free webcast October 29, 2015, 11 AM Pacific

By | October 21st, 2015|Blog|

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 [...]

Demartek on NVM Express at FMS, IDF Events

By | October 16th, 2015|Blog|

Dennis Martin, founder and President of Demartek, a computer industry analyst organization with its own ISO 17025 accredited test lab, has published his observations from attending the Flash Memory Summit (where he also was a presenter) and the Intel Developer Forum events this year.  NVM Express was prominently mentioned.In addition, Dennis showed some NVMe performance [...]