NetApp NVMe for your database

I’ve been assisting with Oracle tests on NetApp NVMe over Fabric (NVMeoF). The results are really impressive, but there’s a few things worth explaining first…

NVMe is not media!

There’s a lot of confusion, some of it deliberately created, that NVMe is storage media.

NVMe is a protocol, not a type of drive. You could build an NVMe-based tape drive if you really wanted to.

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