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PCI Express… in Your Disks???

We talk here a lot about “PCI Express Everywhere” and yesterday’s release of SATA Express by the SATA-IO group formalizes PCI Express as the successor to SATA, so now PCI Express really is in your disks.  Okay, Okay, mostly in your square (solid state) disks – though I’ve heard talk from a few rotating media people that they might build some PCIe-based magnetic disk drives too.  This news won’t be a surprise to many folks however, especially those who’ve heard me talk at PCI-SIG Devcons over the last year or so.

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Posted in Market Adoption, PCI Express, SATA/SATA Express, Specification


PCI-SIG DevCon 2013: PCI Express Everywhere!

I’ve just spent the last couple of days at PCI-SIG’s DevCon and all I can say is WOW! I’ve been working with PCIe since 2003 and have been to every PCI-SIG Developer’s Conference since then. I don’t recall there ever being one with such a high level of excitement and large attendance as this one. I’m sure this DevCon had record attendance.

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Posted in Architecture, General Protocol, Low Power, M-PCIe, M-PHY, Market Adoption, MIPI, NVM Express, PCI Express, PCI-SIG, SATA/SATA Express, SCSI Express/SOP/PQI, Specification, Uncategorized