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OpenFabrics Workshop Extends Call for Sessions Deadline to Feb 1

The 2016 OpenFabrics Workshop has extended the dealing for its Call for Sessions to Feb. 1, 2016. The event takes place April 4-8, 2016 in Monterey, California. “The Workshop is the premier event for collaboration between OpenFabrics Software (OFS) producers and those whose systems and applications depend on the technology. Every year, the workshop generates lively exchanges among Alliance members, developers and users who all share a vested interest in high performance networks.”

Video: RDMA Container Support

In this video from the 2015 OFS Workshop, Liran Liss from Mellanox presents: RDMA Container Support.

Video: Soft RoCE Drivers

Soft-RoCE is the software implementation of the RoCE standard and compatible with any standard Ethernet networks.

Video: NVM Burst Buffers

“The Cray XC series DataWarp applications I/O accelerator technology delivers a balanced and cohesive system architecture from compute to storage. It allocates storage dynamically in either private (dedicated) or shared modes. Storage performance quality of service can be provided to individual applications, based on the user’s policies. While leveraging Cray’s proven domain expertise in storage, the DataWarp accelerator can be used as a global storage cache for parallel file systems (PFS) such as Lustre, General Parallel File System (GPFS) and PanFS.”

Video: Fabrics – Why We Love Them and Why We Hate Them

In this video from the 2015 OFS Developer’s Workshop, Dave Dunning from Intel presents: Fabrics – Why We Love Them and Why We Hate Them.

Video: Virtual RDMA Devices

In this video from the 2015 OFS Developer’s Workshop, Parav Pandit from Emulex presents: Virtual RDMA Devices.

Video: Rapid I/O Update

In this video from the 2015 OFS Developer’s Workshop, Rick O’Connor from Rapid I/O presents: Rapid I/O Update.

Video: Multipath RDMA

The main motivation for Multipath RDMA is to support three types of features: Failovers and High Availability Support, Bandwidth Aggregation, and L3 datacenter support.

HPC News Roundup for March 27, 2015

I’m on my way home from a series of Springtime HPC conferences with boatload of new videos and interviews on the latest in high performance computing. Here are some notable items that may have not made it to the front page.

Internet of Things & What it Means to Fabrics

In this video from the 2015 OFS Developer’s Workshop, Guy Ailee from Intel presents: Internet of Things & What it Means to Fabrics.