Live Migration for PCIe SSDs


TP4159 PCIe Infrastructure for Live Migration is an upcoming NVM Express® (NVMe) feature. The over-arching flow of Live Migration as viewed from an SSD will be discussed. Concerns for Live Migration state machine transitions, Virtual Memory (VM) addresses, log entry timings, and other implementation nuances will be highlighted. Attendees will obtain an understanding of both Source and Target SSD expected behaviors for Live Migration. In combination with the NVMe spec, attendees will be better prepared to implement an industry-compliant Live Migration feature for SSDs.

Dan Helmick
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