Public Specification

 

InfiniBand™ Architecture Volume 1 and Volume 2

Released Specification

The InfiniBand® Trade Association Architecture Specification, Volume 1, Version 1.3 , is now available for download. Please choose from the sections listed below. 

Volume 2 - Architecture Specification, Release 1.3.1 Release date: November 2016 (5.4MB ZIP)
Volume 1 - Architecture Specification, Release 1.3
Release date: March 2015 (10.08MB ZIP)
Volume 2 - Physical Specifications, Release 1.3
- Release date: November 2012 (4.8MB ZIP)
Annex A 16: RoCE - Release date: April 2010 (373KB PDF)
Annex A 17: RoCEv2 - Release date: September 2014 (574KB PDF)
Annex A 18: Virtualization - Release date: November 2016 (562KB PDF)

 

InfiniBand™ Whitepapers

Pluggable Interfaces Passive Copper, Active Copper and Optical Devices - Release date: March 2007 (498KB PDF)
Management Interoperability - Release date: January 2003 (179KB PDF)

InfiniBand Architecture prior Releases

Annexes

Annex A14: Extended Reliable Connected (XRC) Transport Service - Release date: March 2009 (403k PDF)
Annex A 15: Hierarchy Information - Release date: July 2009 (373KB PDF)

InfiniBand™ Architecture Specification Volume 2, Release 1.2.1

Volume 2 - Physical Specifications, Release 1.2.1 - Rlease date: October 2006 (11.0MB PDF)
Annex A5: Pluggable Interfaces - Release date: March 2007(299KB PDF)
Annex A6: 120 Gb/s 12x Small Form-factor Pluggable (CXP) - Release date: September 2009 (3.1MB PDF)

InfiniBand™ Architecture Specification Release 1.2.1 Errata

Link Working Group Errata
Management Working Group Errata

InfiniBand™ Architecture Specification Release 1.2

Volume 1- General Specifications, Release 1.2.1 - Release date: January 2008 (10.6MB ZIP)
Volume 1 Release 1.2
- (9.6MB ZIP)
Volume 2 Release 1.2 - (10.7MB ZIP)

InfiniBand™ Architecture Specification Release 1.2 Errata

Volume 1 & Volume 2 Release 1.2 Errata - (1.26 MB ZIP)

InfiniBand™ Architecture Specification Release 1.1

Volume 1 Release 1.1 - (7MB ZIP)
Volume 2 Release 1.1 - (6.5MB ZIP)

InfiniBand™ Architecture Specification Release 1.1 Errata

Volume 1 Release 1.1 Errata - (276 KB)
Volume 2 Release 1.1 Errata - (259 KB) 

Note: If you have any problems viewing or downloading any of these documents, please contact: administration@infinibandta.org. Download the Adobe Acrobat Reader free from the Adobe website. These files include mechanical database files in "ProEngineer" format, currently the industries de-facto standard for Mechanical CAD. These files are provided as reference material only. They are intended to reflect one possible implementation of the InfiniBand Specification, but they do not replace, augment, or supercede the Specification. Dimensions or features which are shown in these drawings and not specifically defined by the Specification, do not constitute an extension of the Specification. In case of conflicts between these drawings and the Specification, the specification is always the defining document.