NVM Express Plugfest #6, Oct. 3-6, 2016

The University of New Hampshire’s InterOperability Laboratory is holding the sixth NVM Express Plugfest from October 3 to 6 at its facility in Durham, NH.  More information at https://www.iol.unh.edu/testing/storage/nvme. Read More

ezIOMeter Benchmark Tool Optimized for NVM Express

Posted on: February 29, 2016

Article by Kei Kobayashi, Intel Technical Marketing Engineer As the computing industry transitions from SATA-based SSDs to NVM Express (PCIe) based SSDs, there has been…

NVMe at FMS and IDF – and what’s next

Posted on: August 27, 2015

August has been an action-packed month for the NVM Express team, with active presences at both the Flash Memory Summit, August 11-13, and the Intel…

How to Benchmark SSDs with FIO Visualizer

Posted on: April 22, 2015

There are two proven software tools commonly used for IO benchmarks – Iometer (http://www.iometer.org/) for Windows and FIO (http://freecode.com/projects/fio) for Linux OS.  What…

IDT Talks About NVM Express

Posted on: October 16, 2012

With real products in the market, NVM Express is bringing flash storage via PCI Express.  Kam Eshghi, NVMe Board member and Sr. Director of Marketing at IDT, talks about their latest NVMe controllers with Bill Wong of Electronic Design.

FreeBSD® Adds NVM Express Drivers

Posted on: October 1, 2012

FreeBSD® recently added NVM Express drivers for PCI Express® (PCIe®)-based Solid State Drives (SSDs) to its Enterprise repertoire.  Intel's Jim Harris was the primary author of the drivers with contributions from EMC's Joe Golio. The addition of NVM Express drivers positions FreeBSD as a leader of Enterprise solid-state storage technology solutions.  The commit is located at http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=240616. The drivers provide an NVM Express hardware abstraction layer, an NVM Express consumer which exposes namespaces as GEOM disks, and NVM Express management utilities.