Enable I/O isolation between tenants by allocating your SSD into separate parallel units.
No more guessing when an IO completes. You know which parallel unit is accessed on disk.
Manage your non-volatile memory as a block device, through a file-system or inside your application.
16th June, 2020:
The NVM Express Zoned Namespace Command Set specification has been released
18th March, 2019: From Open-Channel SSD to Zoned Namespaces. NVMe is standardizing the Open-Channel SSD concepts.
See the presentation from OCP Global Summit 2019
29th January, 2018: Revision 2.0 of the specification is released. Get It
LightNVM is a full-stack initiative from interface specification, operating system support, user-space management tools, I/O libraries, to examples of their use.
Selected publications and talks using the LightNVM subsystem
Open-Channel SSD hardware available or announced.
The Open-Channel SSD community is made up of individuals, researchers and companies that each utilize Open-Channel SSDs in their work. We welcome anyone who would like to get involved in the project.