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Re: NVM Mapping API

From:  Matthew Wilcox <>
To:  Vyacheslav Dubeyko <>
Subject:  Re: NVM Mapping API
Date:  Wed, 16 May 2012 12:10:20 -0400
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On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 10:24:13AM +0400, Vyacheslav Dubeyko wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-05-15 at 09:34 -0400, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > There are a number of interesting non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies
> > being developed.  Some of them promise DRAM-comparable latencies and
> > bandwidths.  At Intel, we've been thinking about various ways to present
> > those to software.
> Could you please share vision of these NVM technologies in more details?
> What capacity in bytes of of one NVM unit do we can expect? What about
> bad blocks and any other reliability issues of such NVM technologies?

No, I can't comment on any of that.  This isn't about any particular piece
of technology; it's an observation that there are a lot of technologies
that seem to fit in this niche; some of them are even available to
buy today.

No statement of mine should be taken as an indication of any future
Intel product plans :-)

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