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Introduction to InfiniBand for End Users

Introduction to InfiniBand for End Users

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Introduction to InfniBand
or End Users
Industry-Standard Value and Performance forHigh Performance Computing and the Enterprise
Paul GrunInfniBand
®
Trade Association
 
[ 2 ]INTRO TO INFINIBAND
FOR END USERS
Copyright © 2010 InfniBand Trade Association.Other names and brands are properties o their respective owners.
 
[ 3 ]CONTENTS
Contents
Acknowledgements ..............................................................................4About the Author ..................................................................................4Introduction .........................................................................................5Chapter 1 – Basic Concepts ..................................................................7Chapter 2 – InniBand
or HPC ..........................................................14InniBand MPI Clusters...................................................................15Storage and HPC ............................................................................16Upper Layer Protocols or HPC .........................................................18Chapter 3 – InniBand or the Enterprise ..............................................19Devoting Server Resources to Application Processing ..........................20A Flexible Server Architecture ...........................................................21Investment Protection ......................................................................24Cloud Computing – An Emerging Data Center Model ...........................25InniBand in the Distributed Enterprise .............................................28Chapter 4 – Designing with InniBand ..................................................31Building on Top o the Verbs ............................................................32Chapter 5 – InniBand Architecture and Features ...................................37Address Translation .........................................................................38The InniBand Transport .................................................................39InniBand Link Layer Considerations ................................................42Management and Services ...............................................................42InniBand Management Architecture ................................................43Chapter 6 – Achieving an Interoperable Solution ....................................45An Interoperable Sotware Solution ...................................................45Ensuring Hardware Interoperability ...................................................46Chapter 7 – InniBand Perormance Capabilities and Examples ...............48Chapter 8 – Into the Future .................................................................52

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