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How NVMe Over Fabrics Will Change the Storage Environment
SearchSolidStateStorage, September 6th, 2017
September 6, 2017,
Volume 235, Issue 1

"Expect NVMe to supplant SCSI and SAS protocols for SSD storage and NVMe over Fabrics to find a place in high-end networking deployments for transporting data....

Storage networks started becoming popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s with the widespread adoption of Fibre Channel technology. For those who didn't want the expense of installing dedicated Fibre Channel hardware, the iSCSI protocol provided a credible Ethernet-based alternative a few years later. Both transports rely on the use of SCSI as the storage protocol for communicating between source (initiator) and storage (target). As the storage industry moves to adopt flash as the go-to persistent medium, we're starting to see SCSI performance issues..."

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