Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

August 16, 2016, Infiniband Trade Association (IBTA) and OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA), San Francisco—William Lee from the IBTA provided an update on the organizations’ activities. The IBTA is an organization that develops and promotes standards for interconnect fabrics based on remote direct memory access (RDMA), and supports compliance and compatibility tests. The Open Fabrics Alliance supports [...]

September 16, 2013, Storage Developer Conference, Santa Clara, CA—Ron Emerick from Oracle spoke on PCIe and its interface to storage architectures. The new devices and specifications have large potential implications on the storage industry and datacenter infrastructure. PCI Express is changing the capabilities of storage and is expected to become a greater consideration in new [...]

October 2012 – At the San Francisco Oracle Open World Conference, CEO Larry Ellison pontificated about the new hardware architecture using the latest Sparc64 cores for supporting big memory configurations. The new hardware can support up to 32TB of DRAM in an SMP architecture, and as a result, they have redesigned the database to support [...]