Low Cost, High Performance Storage For Hyperscale and E-Commerce Thumbnail
Published: November 2019

Hyperscalers and e-commerce companies are turning to storage based on NVMe flash to meet their increasing performance needs as NVMe offers an order of magnitude higher performance than SCSI flash.

The usual implementation of NVMe has been to use local storageā€”i.e. drives within servers; but this has many limitations including cost, management complexity, and resilience. Furthermore, many use cases such as high-speed analytics and ML/AI require data sets or performance that cannot be accommodated by single servers.

In this paper, we show how using EXTEN Technologies NVMe over Fabric (NVMe-oF) storage solutions can enable Hyperscalers to cost-effectively meet their high-performance storage needs with both advanced resilience and easy manageability.

EXTEN Technologies is a pioneer in NVMe over Fabrics software applications and their HyperDynamic storage software solution is a fully compliant protocol implementation that provides the highest performance available with less than one microsecond of overhead latency to the most demanding hyperscale data centers in the world.

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