Resilient RoCE Relaxes RDMA Requirements

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RoCE — or RDMA over Converged Ethernet — has already proven to be the most popular choice for cloud deployments of Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA). And it’s increasingly being used for fast flash storage access, such as with NVMe Over Fabrics. But some customers prefer not to configure their networks to be lossless using […]

Co-Design Architecture to Deliver Next Generation of Performance Boost

The latest revolution in HPC is the move to Co-Design architecture, a collaborative effort to reach Exascale performance by taking a holistic system-level approach to fundamental performance improvements. This collaboration enables all active system devices to become accelerators by orchestrating a more effective mapping of communication between devices and software in the system to produce […]

The Next Frontiers for Low Latency Programmers

Low latency in the electronic trading world has long moved from being just a competitive advantage for the exotic few, to being a base line, minimal requirement for participation. A common misconception is that from a server I/O technology perspective, the industry has reached a saturation point, and further competitive advantages will mostly come from […]

Enter The Mellanox World Emoji Day Contest!

What once started out in Japan as weather symbols and street signs has grown into a cultural phenomenon – what we now refer to as emojis! Individually, they are packed full of emotion, and together, they can tell a story. Come Sunday, July 17, the world is celebrating these little symbols on World Emoji Day. […]

Hack away! Mellanox Hosts New Hackathon Focusing on Resiliency

Recently, Mellanox hosted the 6th Software Hackathon at Mellanox, Israel. A Hackathon is essentially a software writing competition, in which innovative and talented engineers bring their ideas to life within a short period of time. This time they had 48 hours to develop their prototypes through intensive coding and debugging. In short: hacking + marathon […]

Back To School; Mellanox Academy Makes It Easier Than Ever

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While it is still a way off, the end of summer should bring many back to the notion of returning school. It is fast approaching that time of year that so many think of upgrading their skillset and knowledge base. So, why hesitate? Well, for the busy professional, in a word, time. Some classes take […]

WooHoo!! We’re Two!! Happy Birthday 25G Ethernet Consortium!

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Why 25G Ethernet is like a back-Flipping Wall-Climbing 2 Year Old! Happy Birthday! Today marks the 2nd birthday of the 25G Ethernet Consortium . It was July 1, 2014 that Microsoft, Google, Mellanox, Arista, and Broadcom first announced the formation of the consortium in order to define interoperable 25 and 50 Gigabit Ethernet solutions. There is a […]

ISC 2016 Recap

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Last week we participated at the International Supercomputing conference – ISC’16. In reality, the event started the weekend before, kicked off by the HP-CAST conference where Mellanox presented to the entire HP-CAST audience our newest smart interconnect solutions; solutions that enable the highest application performance and best cost-performance compute and storage infrastructures. At ISC’16 we […]

The Drive for 25: HPE Introduces New 25GbE NICs

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At the Discover Conference earlier this month, HPE introduced exciting new 25G networking technology in their “Drive for 25” including dual-port 25GbE adapters, in both mezzanine and stand-up PCIe card form factors. These new adapters — based on the Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx silicon — enable cloud and enterprise customers to improve network performance and efficiency […]

Top Ten Mellanox Blogs for Your Cool Summer Reading

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Summer is finally here and with it, many avid readers like to compile a summer reading list for all those blistering summer days by the pool, basking at the beach, or even while waiting for the coals to heat up for that annual family bar-be-que. Instead of tackling the Lord of the Rings again or […]