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Smart Data Accelerator Interface (“SDXI”) Specification v0.9.0 rev 1 Open for Public Review

SDXI is an architectural data-mover device for server platforms. It aims to provide a variety of benefits including architectural stability, modularity, virtualization-friendly programming interface, both user and kernel mode support, and new capabilities designed to accelerate virtualized workloads.

Access 120+ SDC 2021 Sessions

This year’s conference boasts an impressive list of expert presenters with exceptional keynote speakers and over 120 sessions on a wide range of storage topics. Register today

SNIA Annual Members Teleconference – October 21

SNIA members are encouraged to attend the 2021 Annual Members Teleconference on October 21, 2021, 8:00 – 9:00 am PT. Join the SNIA Board, Chair, Treasurer, and Executive Director for an update on the organization’s vision, mission, technical and initiative/forum work, financial health, and strategy for the future of SNIA and the storage industry.


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Automating Discovery for NVMe IP-based SANs
Before we can fully unlock the potential of the NVMe IP-based SAN, we first need to address the manual and error prone process that is currently used to establish connectivity between NVMe Hosts and NVM subsystems. SNIA Networked Storage Blog


Upcoming Webcast: Cloud Storage and Big Data, A Marriage Made in the Clouds
This talk will focus on the history of “Big Data” and how it has pushed the storage envelope, eventually resulting in a seemingly perfect relationship with Cloud Storage. But local storage is the 3rd wheel in this relationship, and won’t go down easy. Can this marriage survive when Big Data is being pulled in two directions? Should Big Data pick one, or can the three of them live happily ever after?


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