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Microsoft WHQL Certified Mellanox Windows OpenFabrics Drivers

Last week, Mellanox released the latest Microsoft WHQL certified Mellanox WinOF 2.0 (Windows OpenFabrics) drivers. This provides superior performance for low-latency, high-throughput clusters running on Microsoft Windows® HPC Server 2008. You may be asking yourself, how does this address my cluster computing needs? Does the Windows OFED stack released by Mellanox provide the same performance [...]

Chilean Stock Exchange Streamlines Securities Transactions With IBM

In case you missed it, IBM recently made an announcement regarding their WebSphere MQ Low Latency Messaging running over native InfiniBand enabled Blade Servers. The performance the Chiliean Stock Exchange is seeing is really impressive – 3000 orders per second with latency reduced by 100x of its current level. Latency performance is very critical for [...]

Hitting the New Year Running – Virtualization

You don’t have to ask – vacation was awesome and as always not as long as we would like it to be. Now that we’ve taken the rust off our fingers, we’ve made progress with a bit more complex testbed. We’ve decided to look at the virtualization space and run our next application on top [...]