Saturday, May 31, 2008

Configuring Infiniband for AIX

Infiniband is an interconnect technology that breaks through the bandwidth and fanout limitations of PCI bus by switching from traditional shared bus architecture to a switched fabric architecture. It is a switched fabric I/O technology that ties together servers, storage devices, and network devices. Instead of sending data in parallel, which is what PCI does, Infiniband sends data in serial and can carry multiple channels of data at the same time in a multiplexing signal. more..

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