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Next Generation Networks Are Faster

The modern data center is very demanding of its network infrastructure. Next-generation networks need to be more than fast. They also need to be smarter and provide deep insight. Speed seems like an obvious requirement, but there is more to

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NVMe Details & Capabilities

The next step in all-flash performance is NVMe. Systems equipped with NVMe support promise to increase performance and lower latency. But, IT professionals want to know if their data centers can take advantage of NVMe and how they should plan

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What is End to End NVMe?

NVMe is a storage protocol designed specifically for flash-based storage. It is PCIe-based and provides more commands per IO queue and more IO queues. The NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-F) extension gives IP and Fibre Channel (FC) networks the ability to

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What is Scale-Out NVMe?

The first step for NVMe flash is to use them internally in servers and storage systems. However, there is another aspect of NVMe, NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-F) that promises high-speed communication between devices and also promises a new way to

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Reshaping the Storage Technology Landscape – Kaminario Briefing Note

The storage industry isn’t changing; it is reshaping. What is the difference? If the industry were changing, it would be its choice to change, driven by internal motivations. Instead, outside influences are reshaping the industry. What are the primary drivers

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StorageShort: What are the Use Cases for Composable Storage?

A composable storage system can be virtually subdivided into independent arrays that provide more specific control over the allocation of performance and capacity. As opposed to quality of service (QoS), which tries to make sure certain applications get the performance

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SlideShare: NVMe, NVMe over Fabrics and Beyond – Everything You Need to Know

NVMe is an industry standard protocol designed specifically for memory-based storage like flash drives. It unleashes flash arrays from the chains of SCSI that hold it back. Register for our on demand webinar and learn what NVMe and NVMe over

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More Than Just Drives – A Complete NVMe All-Flash Solution

All-Flash Arrays bring an unprecedented level of performance to applications in the data center. Most of this performance gain comes from the replacement of hard disk drives with flash as the media of choice. The gain in performance was largely

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Will NVMe Over Fabrics Kill DAS?

Many advanced application architectures use Direct Attached Storage (DAS) instead of centralized shared storage for two reasons. First, in most cases sever drives are less expensive than drives found in shared storage systems. Second, storage that is internally accessed has

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What’s Next after NVMe?

NVMe is a protocol designed specifically for memory based storage technologies like flash drives. The new industry standard protocol is seeing rapid adoption among vendors meaning the data center may see these solutions become mainstream before the end of the

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