[Lustre-discuss] Virtual machines

Florian Feldhaus florian.feldhaus at udo.edu
Wed Sep 8 05:54:48 PDT 2010

    Am 08.09.10 14:09, schrieb Brian J. Murrell:
 > On Wed, 2010-09-08 at 05:50 -0500, Brian O'Connor wrote:
 >> what about in a VM over Infiniband?
 > I don't know of any VMs which expose the hosts Infiniband hardware for
 > the VM to use directly.  Xen might.  libvirt/kvm might.  But those are
 > just WAGs.
 > b.
At the last International Supercomputing Conference Mellanox claimed to 
have an Infiniband solution ready to support Infiniband in Virtual 
Machines with nearly no performance impact. It is based on the SR-IOV 
Technologie. Some Information can be found in their blog at:

If someone already uses this technology it would be nice to get some 
feedback how well it is working.

Florian Feldhaus

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