July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Monday, July 30th, 2018

July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter Volume 18, Issue 7 (July 2018) Hello and welcome to the July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter. In cased you missed it, the June 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter can be viewed here ( HTML and ...

Intel Micron 3D XPoint Evolving

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Intel Micron 3D XPoint Evolving Intel Micron 3D XPoint Evolving Major memory classes or categories timeline (Image via Intel and Micron) Co-Creators of 3D XPoint the next generation of non-volatile memory (NVM) also known as storage class memory (SCM) or Persistent Memory (PMEM) have announced they will complete joint ...

Use Intel Optane NVMe U.2 SFF 8639 SSD drive in PCIe slot

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Use NVMe U.2 SFF 8639 disk drive form factor SSD in PCIe slotNeed to install or use an Intel Optane NVMe 900P or other Nonvolatile Memory (NVM) Express NVMe based U.2 SFF 8639 disk drive form factor Solid State Device (SSD) into PCIe a slot? For example, I needed ...

New family of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors enable software defined data infrastructures (SDDI) and SDDC

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors SDDI and SDDCToday Intel announced a new family of Xeon Scalable Processors (aka Purely) that for some workloads Intel claims to be on average of 1.65x faster than their predecessors. Note your real improvement will vary based on workload, configuration, benchmark testing, type ...

Get in the NVMe SSD game (if you are not already) with Intel 750 among others

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Get in the NVMe SSD game (if you are not already)Updated 2/2/2018Get in the NVMe SSD game. If you are or have talked the Non Volatile Memory (NVM) and NVM Express (NVMe) flash SSD talk, however have not yet done the walk, there are some good opportunities to do ...

Server storage I/O performance benchmark workload scripts Part I

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Server storage I/O performance benchmark workload scripts Part IUpdate 1/28/2018This is part one of a two-part series of posts about Server storage I/O performance benchmark workload tools and scripts. View part II here which includes the workload scripts and where to view sample results. There are various tools and workloads for ...

Intel Micron 3D XPoint server storage NVM SCM PM SSD

Friday, July 31st, 2015

3D XPoint server storage class memory SCMUpdated 1/31/2018Intel Micron 3D XPoint server storage NVM SCM PM SSD. This is the second of a three-part series on the recent Intel and Micron 3D XPoint server storage memory announcement. Read Part I here and Part III here. Is this 3D XPoint marketing, ...

Intel Micron unveil new 3D XPoint Non Volatie Memory NVM for servers storage

Friday, July 31st, 2015

3D XPoint NVM persistent memory PM storage class memory SCMUpdated 1/31/2018This is the first of a three-part series on Intel Micron unveil new 3D XPoint Non Volatie Memory NVM for servers storage announcement. Read Part II here and Part III here. In a webcast the other day, Intel ...