The new Mellanox ConnectX-4 VPI generation is pushing speed limits with dual 100gbps Infiniband/ Ethernet ports and a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface
We have a look at Intel Fortville adapter versus X520 based and Mellanox ConnectX-3 based adapters using thermal imaging
We are in the midst of a major transition. Intel is releasing a new Fortville dual port 40GbE adapter that is going to revolutionize server networking
A quick Windows guide to changing Mellanox ConnectX-3 (and ConnectX-2) VPI cards from Infiniband mode to Ethernet mode and back
A low power, simple, unmanaged 8-port Gigabit Ethernet network switch with basic QoS features
The NETGEAR GS108 is an 8-port unmanaged gigabit switch which is very popular for its low cost and reliability. Many of these switches have found their way into IT troubleshooting tool kits over the years for good reason.
The TRENDnet TEG-S80g 8-port unmanaged gigabit switch features low power consumption and a metal chassis along with 16gbps switching
The TP-LINK TL-SG1008D is an inexpensive unmanaged 8-port gigabit Ethernet switch. It clearly focuses on lowering costs which is OK. For $28 it certainly achieves those goals.
Build custom firmware for your Mellanox ConnectX-2 InfiniBand card from Dell, Sun, or HP to enable RDMA in Windows 2012
A quick how-to guide on configuring IPoIB with Mellanox HCAs using Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Get up and running in only a few minutes.