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New Article: Building a Virtual NVMe Drive

My latest article just hit the website of ADMIN Magazine called “Building a Virtual NVMe Drive.” ADMIN Magazine is owned by Linux News Media, owners of Linux Magazine. Often, older or slower hardware remains in place while the rest of the environment or world updates to the latest and greatest technologies; take, for example, Non-Volatile …

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New Article: Linux Device Mapper Writecache

So, as almost all of you know by now, Linux Journal is no more. But that does not mean that my writing has stopped. In fact, a new piece just landed the website of ADMIN Magazine called “Linux Device Mapper Writecache.” ADMIN Magazine is owned by Linux News Media, owners of Linux Magazine. Anyway, look …

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NGD Systems

The Next Stage of Flash Storage: Computational Storage

With NVMe, we move the drive closer to the CPU but can we move the application closer to the drive? Throughout my career in the data storage industry, I have seen many technologies come and go. Some of the more recent technologies to disappear include Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and the Kinetic drives (although …

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