Double Your Network File System (NFS) Performance with RDMA-Enabled Networking

Network File System (NFS) is a ubiquitous component of most modern clusters. It was originally designed as a work-group filesystem, making a central file store available to and shared among a number of client servers. Later, as NFS became more popular, mission-critical applications were running over NFS and high-speed access to storage became critical, higher […]


Mellanox Spectrum for Microsoft Azure SONiC

Everyone agrees that open solutions are the best solutions, but for Ethernet switches, there are very few truly open operating systems – until now.  Microsoft has open sourced the network operating system (NOS) they use in Azure, SONiC (Software for Open Networking in the Cloud), created the community, and posted it on Github. SONiC is a […]


E8 Storage uses Mellanox’s Ethernet Storage Fabric in Record Breaking Benchmark!

The following is a guest blog by E8 Storage. There’s nothing like an established, peer reviewed benchmark such as SPEC SFS®2014 to prove what you’ve been saying all along: E8 Storage delivers high performance and low latency at a fraction of the cost of competing solutions. This means that data-intensive applications can rely on E8 […]


A Hackathon Breakthrough at Mellanox

Dean Kamen said, “Every once in a while a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation!” The June 2018 Mellanox Software Open Hackathon is our 12th  Software Hackathon. Eager competitors from Software, Firmware, Chip Design, Architecture and Software Architecture had the amazing opportunity to implement and present their innovative […]


InfiniBand Accelerates World’s Top HPC and Artificial Intelligence Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Summit, The New 200 Petaflops System, Leverages EDR InfiniBand In-Network Computing Technology to Deliver Unprecedented Computing Power for Scientific Simulation and Artificial Intelligence Applications Mellanox EDR InfiniBand accelerates the new world’s top high-performance computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) system, named Summit, at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  Summit delivers 200 Petaflop performance and leverages […]


Ethernet Storage Fabric – Part 2

Build the best ESF with Optimized ESF Switches and the Leaf-Spine Architecture An Ethernet Storage Fabric, or ESF in short, is the fastest and most efficient way to network storage. It leverages the speed, flexibility, and cost efficiencies of Ethernet with the best switching hardware and software packaged in ideal form factors to provide performance, […]


Ethernet Storage Fabric – Part 1

Simple, Efficient and High-performance Network Fabric for Scale-out Storage and Hyperconverged Infrastructure The volume of data, in both structured and unstructured forms, is growing rapidly in datacenters. Applications that generate or consume this data are being developed and deployed across geographic regions. All these are calling for a storage infrastructure that is fast to expand […]


Network Disaggregation – A Winning Strategy that is Ready Now!

Renowned Harvard Business School Professor and author of the “Theory of Disruptive Innovation”, Clayton Christensen in an interview said: “During the early stages of an industry, when the functionality and reliability of a product isn’t yet adequate to meet customer’s needs, a proprietary solution is almost always the right solution — because it allows you […]


Mellanox Announces Linking over One Million 100Gb/s Ports!

LinkX Cables and Transceiver Shipments – its YUGE! Mellanox, a leading supplier of optical transceivers and high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced that its volume shipments of LinkX-brand of optical transceivers, Active Optical Cables (AOCs) and Direct Attach Copper Cables (DACs), have surpassed the one million 100Gb/s QSFP28 […]


Mellanox Joins ODCC—Speeding Up China’s Next Generation Data Center Networks

Mellanox Joins ODCC Mellanox has joined ODCC to form strategic partnerships with other ODCC members interested in developing powerful and cost-efficient networks, to meet China’s booming demand for data-center capacity. The Open Data Center Committee (ODCC) is an industry led non-profit consortium formed by China’s leading technology providers: the Web 2.0 giants Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent […]