InfiniBand Heading Into Storage

The IB vendors have been singing this song for years, but maybe this time it’s really going down:
Infiniband’s biggest problem at the moment is that it has already been hit with the curse of high expectations. Following the fanfare of its introduction nearly 10 years ago, in which it was relegated largely to the HPC market, Infiniband will have to overcome a substantial amount of skepticism as it tries to present itself as a broad-based networking solution.
But the technology is sound. It offers the widest pipe on the market today, and it has an upgrade path that should keep it on the cutting edge well into the future.
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About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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