Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (Intel® VROC) User Guide for Windows*

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11/29/2023

Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (Intel® VROC) is an enterprise RAID solution that unleashes the performance of NVMe* SSDs. Intel® VROC is enabled by a feature in Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors called Intel® Volume Management Device (Intel® VMD), an integrated controller inside the CPU PCIe root complex. NVMe SSDs are directly connected to the CPU, allowing the full performance potential of fast storage devices to be realized. Intel® VROC enables these benefits without the complexity, cost, and power consumption of traditional hardware RAID host bus adapter (HBA) cards placed between the drives and the CPU.

The following user guide provides the information required to manage RAID volumes from the Intel® VROC Graphical User Interface (GUI) application for Windows*, including:

  • Introduction of the Intel® VROC latest features
  • Product overview and functionality
  • Installation process
  • RAID managing
  • Troubleshooting
What you should know about the Intel® VROC package
This user guide describes the generic Intel® VROC features and functionality. System vendors may customize the Intel® VROC package for their specific platforms. Reference your OEM for a full list of available feature sets. If any of the information in this document conflicts with the support information provided by the platform OEM, the platform documentation and configurations take precedence.

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Date: November 2023

 

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