InfiniBand

InfiniBand® Accelerates World’s Top Three Supercomputers While HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand Debuts on TOP500 List

2019-07-01T18:35:07+00:00July 1, 2019|

By Bill Lee The 53rd edition of the TOP500 List, a ranking of the world’s fastest supercomputers, was released this month. The IBTA is excited to share that InfiniBand accelerates the top three supercomputers in the world and six of the top 10 systems. Additionally, HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand, the fastest end to end interconnect [...]

The Most Extensive Integrators’ Lists To-Date Delivers to IT Decision Makers a Comprehensive List of IBTA Compliant and Interoperable Network Products

2019-06-26T16:19:58+00:00June 12, 2019|

By Rupert Dance In April 2018, the IBTA’s Plugfest 33 saw the first instance of HDR 200Gb/s copper cables being tested for compliance, paving the way for the rollout of HDR in 2019. As a result of Plugfest 33’s breakthrough compliance testing, the 34th IBTA Plugfest, held at the University of New [...]

HPC Breaks Through to the Cloud: Why It Matters

2019-06-11T18:01:21+00:00April 25, 2019|

By Scot Schultz High Performance Computing (HPC) in the cloud has the potential to improve a wide variety of industries, but this trend is not impressive simply based on its potential—there are already real world cloud applications leveraging HPC today that have led to incredible accomplishments. HPC in the cloud has enabled [...]

Enabling Exascale with Co-Design Architecture, Intelligent Networks and InfiniBand Routing

2017-11-25T22:56:25+00:00June 14, 2017|

For those working in the High Performance Computing (HPC) industry, achieving Exascale performance has been an ongoing challenge and a significant milestone for some time. Recently, experts have started to take a holistic system-level approach to performance improvements by examining how hardware and software components interact within data centers. This approach, known [...]

New InfiniBand Specification Updates Expand Interoperability, Flexibility, and Virtualization Support

2018-03-19T17:21:03+00:00November 29, 2016|

Performance demands continue to evolve in High Performance Computing (HPC) and enterprise cloud networks, increasing the need for enhancements to InfiniBand capabilities, support features, and overall interoperability. To address this need, the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) is announcing the public availability of two new InfiniBand Architecture Specification updates - the Volume 2 [...]

Incorporate Networking into Hyperconverged Integrated Systems to Gain a Market Advantage

2018-03-15T01:07:16+00:00August 22, 2016|

The concept of hyperconverged integrated systems (HCIS) emerged as data centers considered new ways to increase resource utilization by reducing infrastructure inefficiencies and complexities. HCIS is primarily a software-defined platform that integrates compute, storage, networking resources. The HCIS market is expected to grow 79 percent to reach almost $2 billion this year, [...]

Life in the Fast Lane: InfiniBand Continues to Reign as HPC Interconnect of Choice

2018-03-15T01:09:20+00:00July 8, 2016|

TOP500.org recently released its latest account of the world’s most powerful supercomputers and, as with previous reports, InfiniBand leads the way. The 47th edition of the bi-annual list shows that 205 of the fastest commercially available systems are accelerated by InfiniBand and OpenFabrics Software (OFS). The InfiniBand fabric, with the OFS open [...]

InfiniBand Experts Discuss Latest Trends and Opportunities at OFA Workshop 2016

2018-03-15T00:53:09+00:00May 24, 2016|

Each year, OpenFabrics Software (OFS) users and developers gather at the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop to discuss and tackle the most recent challenges facing the high performance storage and networking industry. OFS is an open-source software that enables maximum application efficiency and performance agnostically over RDMA fabrics, including InfiniBand and RDMA over [...]

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