* PCI Express –II gen 2
* Memory free
* ConnectX IB
* Dual port
Dual port 4X 20Gb/s Infiniband Host Channel Adapter (HCA) cards deliver low-latency and high-bandwidth for performance-driven server and storage clustering applications in Enterprise Data Centers, High-Performance Computing, and Embedded environments. Clustered data bases, parallelized applications, transactional services and high-performance embedded I/O applications will achieve significant performance improvements resulting in reduced completion time and lower cost per operation. The card simplifies network deployment by consolidating clustering, communications, storage, and management I/O and providing enhanced performance in virtualized server environments. Voltaire OFED Support for Linux & Windows
Voltaire host software is a comprehensive set of drivers and protocols that enable any application to utilize the exceptional performance of RDMA which is enabled in the hardware. Voltaire host software allows both HPC and enterprise applications to run significantly faster leveraging InfiniBand’s high bandwidth with minimal latency and reduced CPU utilization.
Using Voltaire host software, InfiniBand appears to the user as a standard IP network with IP addressing, TCP/IP protocols, RDMA protocols, network booting and IP management for easy deployment and maintenance. Supported protocols include MPI, SDP, IPoIB and iSER.