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I will take part at the 2015 OpenFabrics Software User Group Workshop, it will be held March 19-20 on Monterey, CA. I'll talk there for a whole 30 minutes about RDMA technologies and about blog. See you there :) Dotan

Motivation InfiniBand is a great networking protocol that has many features and provides great performance. However, unlike RoCE and iWARP, which are running over an Ethernet infrastructure (NIC, switches and routers) and support legacy (IP-based) applications, by design. InfiniBand, as...

In the last few posts, I explained how to install the RDMA stack in several ways (inbox, OFED and manually). In this post, I'll describe how to verify that the RDMA stack is working properly. Verify that RDMA kernel part...

It is possible to install the RDMA packages, in convenient and simple way, using the OFED distribution or using the packages that shipped within the Linux distributions. However, sometimes there is a need to build and install the packages manually....

OFED (OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution) is a package that developed and released by the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA), as a joint effort of many companies that are part of the RDMA scene. It contains the latest upstream software packages (both kernel modules...

Mellanox OFED (MLNX-OFED) is a package that developed and released by Mellanox Technologies. It contains the latest software packages (both kernel modules and userspace code) to work with RDMA. It supports InfiniBand, Ethernet and RoCE transports and during the installation...

Ubuntu has integrated RDMA support. In This post we'll discuss how to manage and work with the inbox RDMA packages in this distribution. Installing RDMA packages One can install all the RDMA packages manually one by one and resolve the...

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11.* have integrated RDMA support. In This post we’ll discuss how to manage and work with the inbox RDMA packages in those distributions. Installing RDMA packages One can install all the RDMA packages manually one...

RedHat and CentOS 7.* have integrated RDMA support. In This post we'll discuss how to manage and work with the inbox RDMA packages in those distributions. Installing RDMA packages One can install all the RDMA packages manually one by one...

RedHat and CentOS 6.* have integrated RDMA support. In This post we'll discuss how to manage and work with the inbox RDMA packages in those distributions. Installing RDMA packages One can install all the RDMA packages manually one by one...