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Infiniband update: Manageability and vendor support

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Infiniband is being pushed into the data center, especially for shops clustering servers for high-transaction applications. Early on, there was some resistance to its adoption due to competition with Ethernet and Fibre Channel, but serious bandwidth and low latency -- along with big vendor support -- have kept Infiniband in the running as an option for node to node connections. While the technology hasn't taken the data center by storm as some predicted, the future for Infiniband in the data center is looking up as interoperability and management features improve.

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This was first published in August 2006

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