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Hyper-V Replication with Mellanox 40GbE: Greatly improved

A brief case study on how we switched from 1GbE to Mellanox 40GbE in our web hosting environment to drastically reduce latency during Hyper-V replication

Cheap 10Gb SFP+ $19 Mellanox ConnectX-2 Cards

One of the STH Forum readers spotted a great deal on 10Gb SFP+ Ethernet cards (Mellanox ConnectX-2 EN) that are less expensive than many 1Gb counterparts

Mellanox Pushing dual 100gbps links with ConnectX-4 VPI cards

The new Mellanox ConnectX-4 VPI generation is pushing speed limits with dual 100gbps Infiniband/ Ethernet ports and a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface

Change Mellanox ConnectX-3 VPI Cards between Infiniband and Ethernet in Windows

A quick Windows guide to changing Mellanox ConnectX-3 (and ConnectX-2) VPI cards from Infiniband mode to Ethernet mode and back

Mellanox 56gbps FDR Infiniband and 40GbE Dual Port ConnectX-3 VPI Deal

A forum deal uncovered very inexpensive Mellanox 56gbps Infiniband cards on ebay. These VPI cards do both FDR Infiniband as well as 40GbE

Custom Firmware for Mellanox OEM Infiniband Cards – RDMA in Windows...

Build custom firmware for your Mellanox ConnectX-2 InfiniBand card from Dell, Sun, or HP to enable RDMA in Windows 2012

Mellanox ConnectX-2 MHQH19B-XTR – 40gbps Windows SMB 3.0 Adapters

In Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 Microsoft introduced SMB 3.0 which greatly improves shared storage performance. After playing with it a bit, and...

Low-cost Mellanox MHEA28-XTC 10gbps Infiniband Performance in Ubuntu 12.04

Building upon last weeks piece regarding how to set up an Infiniband link using a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. That guide utilized two very low...

How to Set up an Infiniband SRP Target on Ubuntu 12.04

One question asked frequently on this site is how can low-cost Infiniband host channel adapters (HCA) be used to achieve high data transfer speeds between...

Building a 4U Dual Processor System with Multiple NICs and RAID...

Building a dual processor (DP) server is not a tough task, but it does have a few considerations for anyone looking to build one...