How many Flash storage start ups are going to get funded? The VCs must realize at this point that the 28th player to the market probably isn't going to be successful.
NVMe flash array startup E8 Storage has snagged a $12m B-round of funding. The money comes from Accel Partners, which gets a board chair, and existing investors Magma Venture Partners and Vertex Ventures. It will be used to double the research and dev head count in E8's Israeli office, hire a sales and marketing team in the US …
Friday 13th May 2016 04:11 GMT chris coreline
I bet my lunch the front end is RoCE based, its cool to see the dice start to fall on fNVMe.
Hard to tell because its early days for the whole stack, but RoCE looks like the better horse to bet then NVMe over FC which, from what i have seen, repackages all the RDMA stuff into a more standard request/responce structure to keep packet size similar. wether or not thats a big enough crutch to burry the protocol remains to be seen.
if they end up using iSER i will cry forever. God i hate iSCSI.
Disclaimer: I am a frequently incorrect protocol nerd.