NVMe Over Fabrics Options And Opportunities
SearchStorage, March 14th, 2019
March 14, 2019,
Volume 252, Issue 2

"NVMe over fabrics technology delivers the high speed and low latency of NVMe over a network fabric. There are now three NVMe fabric implementations available: NVMe over Fibre Channel; NVMe over remote direct memory access, including InfiniBand, RDMA over Converged Ethernet and Internet Wide Area RDMA Protocol; and NVMe over TCP.

Choosing which NVMe fabric to use will depend on your network architecture. Organizations using Gen 5 or Gen 6 FC can take advantage of NVMe over FC right away without replacing any hardware. This is because SCSI-based and NVMe-based FC can exist simultaneously on the same fabric..."

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