As the storage industry transitions towards the principal use of flash memory, a key element of that transition includes Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) and, in particular, NVMe-TCP – i.e., NVMe over Transport Control Protocol (TCP). Techniques are presented herein that support a comprehensive, centralized scheme for provisioning end-to-end NVMe flows through existing data center switches, without requiring substantive changes to switch code, thus providing a flexible and highly visible resource-aware network provisioning solution for NVMe-TCP deployments.
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Chhibber, Rishi; Lal, Roshan Roshan; Kapadia, Shyam; and Bakshi, Kamal, "NVME RESOURCE GUARANTEE IN A NETWORK FABRIC", Technical Disclosure Commons, (October 21, 2020)