OFED Eyes Infiniband, iWARP

Arthur Cole

Linux users could soon have an easier time establishing high-performance computing (HPC) environments with some recent improvements to the OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution (OFED) platform.

 

Version 1.3 of the software has improved integration and installation features that allow Oracle, Red Hat and Novell users to speed up the deployment of InfiniBand and iWARP interconnect systems. The support is enhanced by a set of new routing algorithms and improved upper layer protocols designed for IP and sockets-based applications.

 

The new version also provides improved MPI and parallel processing support, allowing applications to scale to large numbers of nodes even while reducing server memory footprints.

 

Those of you working with Infiniband-attached storage systems should note that the system supports the SCSI RDMA protocol (SRP), which should ease integration quite a bit.



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