Good post by Robin Harris (thank you)
Maybe software will eat the world, but sometimes the physical world gives software indigestion. That fact was evident at the Flash Memory Summit this month.
As mentioned in Flash slaying the latency dragon? several companies were showing remote storage accesses – using NVMe and hopped up networks – in the 1.5 to 2.5µsec range. That’s roughly 500 times better than the ≈1msec averages seen on today’s flash storage.
Read on here