This week, we welcome in a gaggle of NetApp technology brain power to discuss the next evolution in Flash storage – NVMe. We discuss whether NVMe is the future or a passing trend and where NVMe fits within the NetApp product portfolio.


Featured on the podcast (in alphabetical order):

  • Andy Banta, Storage Janitor at NetApp SolidFire (@andybanta)
  • Val Bercovici, CTO for NetApp SolidFire (@valb00)
  • Andy Grimes, Mr. Flash/Principal Architect for Flash at NetApp (@andy_NTAP_flash)
  • Mark Harrison, NetApp SE (@NetApp_Mark)
  • Anthony Whitehouse, Senior Product Manager at NetApp (@apwhitehouse)
  • John Woodall, VP, Engineering at Integrated Archive Systems; NetApp A-Team member (@John_Woodall)



For more information on NVMe, read Keith Aasen’s recent blog or check out this Q&A Val Bercovici recently did with The Register’s Chris Mellor.


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Andrew Sullivan

Andrew has worked in the information technology industry for over 10 years, with a rich history of database development, DevOps experience, and virtualization. He is currently focused on storage and virtualization automation, and driving simplicity into everyday workflows.