Understanding InfiniBand Technology
InfiniBand is a high-speed network interconnect technology that is primarily designed for use in high-performance computing (HPC) environments. It provides high bandwidth and low latency for the fast exchange of data between servers, storage systems, and other computing devices. Understanding InfiniBand technology involves understanding its key components, features, and benefits.
InfiniBand uses a switched fabric architecture, which means that data is transmitted over a network of switches that are connected to each other. The switches manage the flow of data between the devices connected to them, providing high-bandwidth connections between servers, storage systems, and other computing devices.
InfiniBand technology also uses Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA), which enables data to be moved directly between the memory of two devices without involving the processors of those devices. This helps to reduce latency and increase performance.
Another key feature of InfiniBand technology is its support for Quality of Service (QoS), which enables different types of traffic to be prioritized based on their importance. This helps to ensure that critical traffic, such as data related to real-time applications, is given priority over less important traffic.
InfiniBand technology also supports hot-plug functionality, which means that devices can be added or removed from the network without the need for downtime. This makes it easier to add new devices or replace faulty ones.
Configuration and Management
Configuration and management of the HPE InfiniBand 547FLR-QSFP VPI network adapter involves setting up the adapter to work with the specific network environment it will be used in, as well as monitoring and managing its performance and settings over time. Here are some key steps involved in the configuration and management of the HPE InfiniBand 547FLR-QSFP VPI network adapter:
- Install the adapter: The first step in configuring the adapter is to physically install it in the server or workstation where it will be used. This typically involves opening the computer case, locating the appropriate PCIe slot, and inserting the adapter.
- Install drivers and software: Once the adapter is installed, you will need to install the appropriate drivers and software to enable it to communicate with the operating system and network. These drivers and software can typically be downloaded from the HPE website or included with the adapter.
- Configure adapter settings: After the drivers and software are installed, you will need to configure the adapter settings to match your network environment. This may involve setting the speed and duplex settings, configuring VLAN tagging, and setting up other network settings.
- Monitor adapter performance: Once the adapter is configured, you will want to monitor its performance over time to ensure that it is functioning properly and meeting your needs. This may involve monitoring network traffic, bandwidth usage, and other metrics.
- Update firmware and software: Finally, it is important to keep the adapter firmware and software up-to-date to ensure that it continues to function properly and address any security or performance issues that may arise.
2 Ports Network Adapter
A 2-port network adapter is a type of network interface card (NIC) that provides two physical ports for connecting to a network. Each port operates independently and can be used to connect to a separate network segment or device. The adapter typically connects to a computer or server via a PCI Express slot or other interface, and each port may support different network speeds or technologies.
The main advantage of a 2-port network adapter is the ability to connect to multiple networks or devices without the need for additional hardware or NICs. This can be particularly useful in data center or enterprise environments where there may be a need to connect to different networks or devices for redundancy, load balancing, or other purposes.
Some 2-port network adapters may also support advanced features such as virtualization, which allows multiple virtual machines to share a single physical NIC, or advanced network protocols such as RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access) for high-performance computing or storage applications.
- Manufacturer: HPE
- MPN: 879482-B21
- Type: Networking
- Sub Type: Gigabit Ethernet Card
- Host Interface: PCI Express 3.0 x8
- Total Number of Ports: 2
- Expansion Slot Type: QSFP
- Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
Network & Communication
- Network Technology: 50GBase-X
- Form Factor: FlexibleLOM
- Height: 2 Inch
- Width: 7 Inch
- Depth: 8.5 Inch
- Weight (Approximate): 1.26 lb
- Device Supported: Server/Switch
About Refurbished Products
The network interface module integrates state-of-the-art designs with different hardware and software components for a completely flexible subsystem. The modules can work on several interfaces, and they are compatible with a wide range of networking devices. They provide services for the processing of events and access from related devices.
The network module can also run on central servers, depending on the network availability and resilience. Users can also distribute most of the module options to different sites for extra system resilience.
They help connect and transfer data between networking devices and the central server or controller. An ethernet cable and IP/TCP are employed for effective connection.
They deliver a great level of flexibility of deployment in data centers, branch offices, service providers, and more. Their integration into different switch and router families is seamless while offering quality and cost-effective solutions.
The network module options include tools that help manage and provide network nodes. The tools also assist in designing policies for applications. Users can configure the application policies in various sequences as needed. Software development kits and API are also available to enable flexibility of extension to custom environments.
A wide range of network interface modules is available for use. These include the management modules, which helps to control and monitor network communications. This range of products also provides users with more comprehensive remote monitoring and efficient configuration functions for real-time management.
The voice WAN Card is a flexible solution that supports multiple voices and data applications. This facilitates the movement of channeled voice and data for simplified deployment, sparing, and management.
The fabric module delivers value and offers support for advanced network connection. It enables enhanced network services without compromising performance. There are durable options that deliver outstanding bandwidth as well as improved performance and advanced services. These options are available in a wide range of port options ranging from 1 port to 20 ports and more.
Another reliable network module is the firewall. The firewall helps users filter the traffic that enters and leaves their private networks. Thus, there's adequate protection from viruses, hackers, and other threats. Firewalls are easy to use, often coming with only two options to allow or disallow network access. Therefore, users can be sure of the security of sensitive operational data.
Other network accessories ensure fast and effective transmission of data over the network. Some options transmit up to 40 Gigabit of data per second. Many options also work with a 10-100-1000 Mbps network for versatile business and personal use. These are robust, durable, and efficient network interface module options that users can only get at AllHDD.
Network Module Key Features
- Controls the controllers at a single network site or across multiple network sites
- Retains a subset of databases that are relevant to the network site being controlled
- Communicates with the central server to discover and correct networking issues
- Air-cooled with no moving parts for improved reliability and durability during application
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