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Mellanox Enhances RoCE Software to Simplify RDMA Deployments

Today Mellanox announced the availability of new software drivers for RoCE (RDMA over Converged Ethernet). The new drivers are designed to simplify RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access) deployments on Ethernet networks and enable high-end performance using RoCE, without requiring the network to be configured for lossless operation. This enables cloud, storage, and enterprise customers to deploy RoCE more quickly and easily while accelerating application performance, improving infrastructure efficiency and reducing cost.

A Quick Look at the 2016 Ethernet Roadmap

Today the Ethernet Alliance unveiled its 2016 Ethernet Roadmap at OFC 2016. The roadmap highlights Ethernet’s breadth of speeds, current and next-generation modules and interfaces, PoE, and innovations like the OIF’s FlexEthernet, and offers an overview of existing and future modules including QSFP-DD, microQSFP, and OBO; interfaces; and nomenclature at speeds from 10 Mb/s to 400GbE.

HPC News Bytes for June 19, 2015

While we’re always on the lookout for HPC news, not everything makes it to the front page. Notable items from this week include big boosts for Apache Spark, Containerization, and Lustre.

Mellanox Announces ConnectX-4 Lx 25/50 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

Today Mellanox announced its ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25/40/50 Gigabit Ethernet adapter, delivering optimal cost-performance and scalable connectivity for Cloud, Web 2.0 and storage platforms. As the first adapter designed to serve as a direct replacement for commonly deployed 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters, the ConnectX-4 Lx allows businesses to migrate to higher-performance technology as their bandwidth requirements increase without demanding an infrastructure overhaul or added operating expense.

Monash University Selects Mellanox CloudX for Research Initiative

Today Mellanox announced that Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, has selected the company’s CloudX platform to provide the fabric for its new cloud data center.

Mellanox Interconnects come to SYNNEX GSA Schedule

Federal buyers of high performance networks got a boost this week with the announcement that Mellanox end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions are now available through SYNNEX Corporation’s General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule.

Slidecast: Accelerating HPC with Ethernet

“Converged Ethernet networks are now displacing dedicated compute, storage and data networks of the past in today’s HPC deployments. Top industry institutions; petroleum, human genome, finance and universities have partnered with Extreme Networks to solve their toughest HPC networking challenges.”

The Fast Data Imperative: An Interview with Mellanox CTO, Michael Kagan

From the beginning, moving data fast has been the key mission of Mellanox. To learn more, we caught up with the company’s CTO, Michael Kagan in this special feature from the Print ‘n Fly Guide to SC13 in Denver.