Solid state drive HGST Ultrastar SN150 supports NVMe
At the event, VMworld 2016, which opened in Las Vegas, Western Digital has introduced a solid state drive HGST Ultrastar SN150 PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0 x4 and NVMe support, certified for use with VMware Virtual SAN, and vSphere.
The drive is a low profile expansion card, half-length. According to the manufacturer, is one of the first SSD we complete NVMe VMware driver. Drives produced from 1120 3820 GB to GB. Compared to drives with a SAS interface, certified, Virtual SAN, the drive Ultrastar SN150 delivers four great performance in the read operations and two times better performance on write operations. More precisely, in the mode of reading performance reaches 743 000 IOPS in recording mode with 140,000 IOPS. The sequential read speed of 3,000 MB/s, sequential write — 1600 MB/s access Latency is approximately equal to 20 µs. Resource drives manufacturer evaluates three complete rewrites daily for the warranty period, is five years.
Source: Western Digital