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 ...

Various Hardware (SAS, SATA, NVM, M2) and Software (VHD) Defined Odd’s and Ends

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Various Hardware (SAS, SATA, NVM, M2) and Software (VHD) Defined Odd's and EndsEver need to add another GbE port to a small server, workstation or perhaps Intel NUC, however no PCIe slots are available? How about attaching a M2 form factor flash SSD card to a server or device that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review This is the first post of a two part series, read the second post here. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to test drive some Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD's as a follow-up to some earlier activity trying their Enterprise TurboBoost ...

Part II: Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Part II: Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review This is the second post of a two part series, read the first post here. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to test drive some Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD's as a follow-up to some earlier activity trying their ...

Lenovo ThinkServer TD340 StorageIO lab Review

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Lenovo ThinkServer TD340 Server and StorageIO lab Review Earlier this year I did a review of the Lenovo ThinkServer TS140 in the StorageIO Labs (see the review here), in fact I ended up buying a TS140 after the review, and a few months back picked up another one. This StorageIOlab ...

Lenovo TS140 Server and Storage I/O Review

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Lenovo TS140 Server and Storage I/O Review This is a review that looks at my recent hands on experiences in using a TS140 (Model MT-M 70A4 - 001RUS) pedestal (aka tower) server that the Lenovo folks sent to me to use for a month or so. The TS140 is one ...

Part II: What I did with Lenovo TS140 in my Server and Storage I/O Review

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Part II: Lenovo TS140 Server and Storage I/O Review This is the second of a two-part post series on my recent experiences with a Lenovo TS140 Server, you can read part I here. What Did I do with the TS140 After initial check out in an office type environment, I moved the ...

Nand flash SSD NVM SCM server storage I/O memory conversations

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Updated 1/10/2018 The SSD Place (NVM, SCM, PM, Flash, 3D XPoint, MRAM, NVMe Server, Storage, I/O Topics Now and then somebody asks me if I'm familiar with flash or nand flash Solid State Devices (SSD) along with other non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies and trends including NVM Express (NVMe). Having been involved with various ...

Cisco buys Whiptail continuing the SSD storage I/O flash cash cache dash

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Cisco buys Whiptail continuing the Storage storage I/O flash cash cache dash Congratulations to Virident for being bought today for $645 Million USD by Western Digital (WD). Virident a nand flash PCIe card startup vendor has been around for several years and in the last year or two ...