InfiniBand is a powerful new architecture designed to support I/O connectivity for the Internet infrastructure. Underlying the unification of I/O and system area networking is InfiniBand’s ability to support the Internet’s requirement for RAS: reliability, availability, and serviceability. This white paper discusses the features and capabilities which demonstrate InfiniBand’s superior abilities to support RAS relative to the legacy PCI bus and other proprietary switch fabric and I/O solutions.

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