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Open-E Certified for Kioxia FL6 NVMe SSDs

With ZFS-based JovianDSS software

Open-E GmbH announced the certification of the Kioxia FL6 NVMe SSDs with its ZFS-based JovianDSS software by its technology partner Kioxia Corp.

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Kioxia’s NVMe SSDs were tested and benchmarked by the company as cache devices for HDDs (supporting both write and read operations) as well as data drives in all-flash data storage appliances.

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Tests were conducted to prove compatibility with the JovianDSS software for a single node and HA non-shared storage cluster architectures.

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The results exceeded both technology vendors’ expectations. Tests have proven the solutions’ performance and low latency while tested as cache or data drives for JovianDSS.

Open-E has proven that Kioxia FL6 NVMe SSDs perform outstandingly in several implementations and can address various business goals – ultra-high performance when used as data devices in all-flash setups, and significant cost reduction when used as caching devices supporting HDDs,“ says Krzysztof Franek, CEO, Open-E.Open E Kioxia Fl6 Series 1 2203

This solution is recommended for multi-purpose drives for tailored storage setups and setups with expected massive workloads, as in applications for media streaming/processing, digital platforms, or virtualized environments.

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The tests have also proven that FL6 NVMe SSDs are competitive to RAM solutions as there’s no need for adding extra RAM capacity.

FL6 NVMe SSD specs

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Open-E solution brief.
FL6 NVMe SSD demo setup, running with the Open-E JovianDSS software, will be shown at the Kioxia booth at CloudFest 2022.