PCIe Fundamentals Server Storage I/O Network Essentials

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

PCIe Fundamentals Server Storage I/O Network EssentialsUpdated 1/17/2018This piece looks at PCIe Fundamentals topics for server, storage, I/O network data infrastructure environments. Peripheral Computer Interconnect (PCI) Express aka PCIe is a Server, Storage, I/O networking fundamentals component. This post is an excerpt from chapter 4 (Chapter 4: Servers: Physical, Virtual, ...

Broadcom aka Avago aka LSI announces SAS SATA NVMe Adapters with RAID

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Broadcom aka Avago aka LSI announces SAS SATA NVMe Adapters with RAID In case you missed it, Broadcom formerly known as Avago who bought the LSI adapter and RAID card business announced shipping new SAS, SATA and NVMe devices. While SAS and SATA are well established continuing to be deployed for both ...

I/O Virtualization (IOV) Revisited

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Is I/O Virtualization (IOV) a server topic, a network topic, or a storage topic (See previous post)? Like server virtualization, IOV involves servers, storage, network, operating system, and other infrastructure resource management areas and disciplines. The business and technology value proposition or benefits of ...

Brocade to Buy Foundry Networks – Prelude to Upcoming Converged Ethernet and FCoE Battle

Monday, July 21st, 2008

The emerging and maturing Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Converged Ethernet, aka Data Center Ethernet, Converged Enhanced Ethernet, Enterprise Ethernet among others marketing names activity is picking up. Today Brocade took a major step to shore up its already announced FCoE and converged Ethernet story which includes new ...