Lightbits Labs' SuperSSD
Lightbits Labs in April introduced SuperSSD, calling it the industry’s first scalable, Ethernet-attached SSD offering targeting the storage performance, capacity and reliability requirements for artificial intelligence and machine-learning training systems. SuperSSD was purpose-built for fast and massive parallel access to data. The technology virtualizes and manages a large pool of NVMe SSDs with a global flash translation layer (GFTL) for efficient storage utilization and wire-speed access to very large data sets across existing network and compute infrastructures.
SuperSSD scales from 64 TB to 1 petabyte of usable capacity that can be shared across multiple compute nodes. Its dual 100-Gbit Ethernet connectivity supports up to 5 million 4K input/output IOPs and a latency consistency of less than 200 microseconds with end-to-end NVMe.