Monday, August 17, 2015

Links of the day 17/08/2015 : #NVMe & #RDMA , #Strategy , Cryptography in hostile environment


  • NVMe over RDMA fabric : interesting bit PMC Sierra and Mellanox unveiled NVMe ove RDMA fabric as well as peer direct technology for NVM storage. This open up a certain world of possibility where you could combine without CPU involvement GPU - NVM(e) - RDMA. Literally offloading all the storage operations.
  • Strategy Scenario and the use of mapping : excellent series of posts by Simon Wardley showing how leveraging his mapping technique allow CEO - CIO to navigate the tortuous strategic decision. The Analysis of the scenario can be found here 
  • The network is hostile : TL;DR: we don't encrypt enough and early enough