Israeli startup E8 has launched its rack-scale NVMe over Fabrics E8-D24 array at the Flash Memory Summit, saying it has the storage array Holy Grail, setting up a direct competition with EMC s DSSD product.

The Holy Grail is a trifecta of high performance, low cost, and high availability.

Its array is aimed at real-time market data analytics, hyper-scale data centres fast block storage, high-performance computing, and SQL and NoSQL database applications.

IDC's research director for storage, Eric Burgener, talks of it completely changing the infrastructure density and cost equations.

Some speeds and feeds, courtesy of E8's marketing material:

70TB in a 2U rack unit available this year and 140TB next year

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