File This Under…

File System perspectives from Neil Bannister, head of StorNext file system engineering at Quantum Neil Bannister is head of StorNext Engineering at Quantum with 20 years of experience in file system and data management technologies.  In this new series of blogs, Neil will focus on different technical aspects of the Quantum StorNext file system. For […]

Deciphering Some of the Latest Acronyms in Storage Technology – NVMe, RDMA, and More That You Need to Know!

The technology industry is notable for a variety of reasons. It represents 7 out of the top 10 publicly traded firms ranked by market capitalization. In the past half-century, it is responsible for more of the advancements that have changed the way we live and work than any other industry. And finally, although this may be subjective, there is no other industry that uses more acronyms than ours. I could fill an entire book dedicated to decoding and explaining the myriad acronyms used in technology. However, since I don’t have time to do that, I’ll focus on two that represent some of the hottest technologies in storage today – NVMe and RDMA.