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Native NVMe-oF™ Drive Specification v1.1

The growing popularity of NVMe and NVMe-oF storage has resulted in the development of Ethernet-connected storage devices, referred to as Native NVMe-oF Drives and subsystems supporting this standard interface. This document specifies the interfaces to these devices.

How You Can Start the Development of a New SNIA Standard

The SNIA Technical Council recently published the Guidelines for Approval of SNIA Technical Work Groups (TWG) v3.1 which describes how you can bring a new idea for a standard into SNIA. Through SNIA, the standard that is developed has a pathway to becoming an ISO Standard.

SDC 2021 Registration

Registration for SDC 2021 is now open. SDC will be virtual again, but the content for the storage developer community will be as great as ever! Register today for $95.


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A Storage Debate Q&A: Hyperconverged vs. Disaggregated vs. Centralized
SNIA experts answer questions on a debate on three competing visions about how storage should be done: Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI), Disaggregated Storage, and Centralized Storage. SNIA Networked Storage Blog


Upcoming Webcast: How to Easily Deploy Confidential Computing
Gain insight into how data center, cloud and edge applications may easily benefit from cost-effective, real-world Confidential Computing solutions. Hear end-user examples, tips on how to assess systems before and after deployment, as well as key steps to complete along the journey to mitigate threat exposure.


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