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Geek Out on Storage

Geek Out on the Great Storage Debates

SNIA is committed to explaining storage technology from the ground up in a vendor-neutral way. These Great Storage Debates do just that by comparing technologies that perform broadly similar functions. There aren’t any winners or losers, but rather advantages and disadvantages, and specific use cases. So, let the debates begin!

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"Geek Out" NVMe over Fabrics

NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF™) is quickly becoming a popular storage networking protocol. It offers high performance, low latency, scalability, and support for existing network protocols: RDMA, Fibre Channel, and TCP. If you’re wondering how NVMe-oF really works, here’s your chance to “Geek Out.”

Here you’ll learn NVMe-oF concepts, use cases, and its future direction. Want to dive deeper? There are several more educational videos, blogs, and podcasts from SNIA experts that will help you get up to speed quickly on NVMe-oF. 

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"Geek Out" on Computational Storage 

Have you been wondering what computational storage is? Thinking about how it plays in architectures? Evaluating its current and future uses?  Well, here’s your chance to find out – in our new entry in the Geek Out on Storage series - Computational Storage. 

Start from the beginning with the two-minute fundamentals video from the SNIA Computational Storage Special Interest Group. Then dive into three playlists that give a perspective from SNIA experts on: 

  • Approaches for moving compute closer to storage
  • How computational storage is deployed in today’s environments
  • Where the future will take us

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"Geek Out" on SNIA Swordfish™

Need to catch up on what’s new in storage management? Here’s your chance to “Geek Out” on SNIA’s Swordfish™ specification and gain insight into how it works with DMTF Redfish® to provide a unified approach for the management of storage and services in the data center.

Jump right in with a Swordfish overview and get a broad look at the specification, its features and profiles. Dive a little deeper and learn about open source projects that can help you accelerate development of your implementations, including the Swordfish Emulator.

Ready for Super Geek status? Be one of the first to learn about how Swordfish is growing to include full NVMe™ and NVMe-oF™ enablement and alignment across DMTF, NVMe, and SNIA for NVMe and NVMe-oF use cases.

There are a total of five videos and four links to helpful resources that will help you become the most obsessed storage management expert in your field.

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"Geek Out" on Storage Basics

Need a refresh on some storage basics? Or want a 101 lesson on something new? Here’s your chance to “Geek Out” on all the storage basics.

Start by making sure you really understand all the storage parts. We break down and clearly define terms like initiators & targets, RAID, controllers, volume managers and storage stacks. Find out what they are and how they really work.

Want to dive deeper? There are 9 more “Everything You Wanted to Know About Storage But Were Too Proud to Ask” videos here that offer vendor-neutral education on memory, storage management, architecture, buffers, queues & caches and more.

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