Tag Archives: 10 Gigabit Ethernet

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 […]

The Drive for 25: HPE Introduces New 25GbE NICs

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 […]

Missed Mellanox at Interop?

Just in case you missed us at Interop 2009, below are just a few of the presentations that took place in our booth. Mellanox 10 Gigabit Ethernet and 40Gb/s InfiniBand adapters, switches and gateways are key to making your data center F.U.E.L. Efficient   Mellanox Product Manager, Satish Kikkeri, provides additional details on Low-Latency Ethernet […]

The Automotive Makers Require Better Compute Simulations Capabilities

This week I presented in the LS-DYNA user conference. LS-DYNA is one of the most used applications for automotive related computer simulations – simulations that are being used throughout the vehicle design process and decreases the need to build expensive physical prototypes. Computer simulation usage has decreased the vehicle design cycle from years to month, […]

I/O Virtualization

I/O virtualization is a complimentary solution for server and storage virtualization, which aims to reduce the management complexity of physical connections in and out of virtual hosts. Virtualized data center clusters will have multiple networking connections to LAN and SAN, and virtualizing the network avoids the extra complexity associated with it. While I/O virtualization reduces […]

SSD over InfiniBand

Last week I was at Storage Networking World in Orlando, Florida.  The sessions were a lot better organized with focus on all the popular topics like Cloud Computing, Storage Virtualization and Solid State Storage (SSD).  In our booth, we demonstrated our Layer 2 agnostic storage supporting iSCSI, FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) and SRP (SCSI RDMA […]

New Territories Explored: Distributed File System Hadoop

It took me a while but I’m back – hope you’re all been waiting to hear from me . With that, I’ve decided to go into un-charted territories…HADOOP   Hadoop is an Apache project. It is a framework, written in Java, for running applications on large clusters built with commodity hardware (distributed computing). Hadoop implements […]