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NVMe Need for Performance Speed Performance

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Updated 1/12/2018 This is the third in a five-part mini-series providing a primer and overview of NVMe. View companion posts and more material at www.thenvmeplace.com. How fast is NVMe? It depends! Generally speaking NVMe is fast! However fast interfaces and protocols also need fast storage devices, adapters, drivers, servers, operating systems and hypervisors as ...

NVMe overview primer

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Updated 2/2/2018This is the first in a five-part mini-series providing a primer and overview of NVMe. View companion posts and more material at www.thenvmeplace.com. What is NVM Express (NVMe) Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) includes persistent memory such as NAND flash and other forms Solid State Devices (SSD). NVM express (NVMe) is a new ...

Part II – EMC DSSD D5 Direct Attached Shared AFA

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Part II - EMC DSSD D5 Direct Attached Shared AFAThis is the second post in a two-part series on the EMC DSSD D5 announcement, you can read part one here. Lets take a closer look at how EMC DSSD D5 works, its hardware and software components, how it compares and other ...

EMC DSSD D5 Rack Scale Direct Attached Shared SSD All Flash Array Part I

Monday, February 29th, 2016

EMC DSSD D5 Rack Scale Direct Attached Shared SSD All Flash Array Part IThis is the first post in a two-part series pertaining to the EMC DSSD D5 announcement, you can read part two here. EMC announced today the general availability of their DSSD D5 Shared Direct Attached SSD (DAS) flash ...

Big Files Lots of Little File Processing Benchmarking with Vdbench

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Big Files Lots of Little File Processing Benchmarking with VdbenchUpdated 2/10/2018Need to test a server, storage I/O networking, hardware, software, services, cloud, virtual, physical or other environment that is either doing some form of file processing, or, that you simply want to have some extra workload running in the background ...

Server StorageIO January 2016 Update Newsletter

Sunday, January 31st, 2016



NVMe Place NVM Non Volatile Memory Express Resources

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Welcome to NVMe place NVM Non Volatile Memory Express Resources. NVMe place is about Non Volatile Memory (NVM) Express (NVMe) with Industry Trends Perspectives, Tips, Tools, Techniques, Technologies, News and other information. Updated 8/23/2018 Disclaimer Please note that this NVMe place resources site is independent of the industry trade and promoters group NVM ...

Server StorageIO October 2015 Update Newsletter

Thursday, October 29th, 2015



Non Volatile Memory (NVM), NVMe, Flash Memory Summit and SSD updates

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Non Volatile Memory (NVM), NVMe, Flash Memory Summit and SSD updates I attended the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara CA last week and not surprisingly there were many announcements about Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) along with related enabling technologies. Some of these announcements were component based intended for original equipment ...

July 2015 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

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EMCworld 2015 How Do You Want Your Storage Wrapped?

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

EMCworld 2015 How Do You Want Your Storage Wrapped? Back in early May I was invited by EMC to attend EMCworld 2015 which included both the public sessions, as well as several NDA based discussions. Keep in mind that there is the known, there is the unknown (or assumed or ...

VMware vCloud Air Server StorageIOlab Test Drive with videos

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

VMware vCloud Air Server StorageIOlab Test Drive with videos Recently I was invited by VMware vCloud Air to do a free hands-on test drive of their actual production environment. Some of you may already being using VMware vSphere, vRealize and other software defined data center (SDDC) aka Virtual Server Infrastructure ...

April 2015 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

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Cloud Conversations: AWS S3 Cross Region Replication storage enhancements

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Cloud Conversations: AWS S3 Cross Region Replication storage enhancements Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently among other enhancements announced new Simple Storage Service (S3) cross-region replication of objects from a bucket (e.g. container) in one region to a bucket in another region. AWS also recently enhanced Elastic Block Storage (EBS) ...