Mellanox Showcases 100G Optical Engine and Silicon Photonics Wafers at ECOC and CIOE

With networks and data centers all going wireless and into the clouds, Mellanox is announcing the volume production of a new 96G/100Gb/s SR4 multi-mode 4-channel transceiver with one of the top worldwide wireless infrastructure suppliers. The solution features an extended temperature range for supporting outside plant optical front haul links in the Fifth Generation of […]

Untangling the Mysteries Behind the Human Genome: The Key to Customized Patient Care

NCI and their Next-Generation Approach to Medical Research The field of human genomics research is becoming increasingly active. With the speed of next generation genomic sequencing that is now possible, it is now feasible to create new genomics-based personalized medical services, offering patients more advanced diagnosis. These data can also be used to create a […]

Are You Flying Blind with Ceph?

Ceph storage is great.  It’s flexible – you can use it for file, block, and object storage – even at the same time.  It’s huge – in cloud environments, containers, microservices – the modern architectures.  It’s open – you can run it on any hardware you want.  It scales – you can keep adding storage […]

Quest for the Cure, Medical Advancements with Mellanox

In the time that it takes me to write this blog, a scant hour, another 30 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Each year, it is estimated that more than 246,660 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and that more than 40,000 will die. The odds are sobering, approximately […]

Fueling Science and Research through Machine Perception

The concept of computers being aware of their surroundings and acting upon their perceptions began as fictitious stories around advanced intelligence and consciousness. This, perhaps, was the inspiration that propelled scientists to begin seriously discussing the possibility of designing intelligence into an electronic device. Computers that we are all familiar with have been programmed with […]

Network Disaggregation – Does Your Switch have the Right Packet Buffer Architecture? (Part 2)

Gigantic buffers can hold packets for a very long time and make network troubleshooting difficult. Issues related to big buffers such as this and buffer bloat have been covered in the past. The focus of this blog is ultra-deep buffer implementation, related architectural choices and performance implications. Part 1 of this two-part blog series already […]

Ignite Your Microsoft Software-Defined Datacenter with DataON and Mellanox

DataON TracSystem, certified for Microsoft Windows Server, is a fully integrated and turnkey hyper-converged solution with Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct. Powered by the end-to-end Mellanox RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) solution, and all-flash NVMe SSDs, DataON TracSystem achieves exceptional performance of 3M IOPS in a four-node configuration. It also delivers simplicity, scalability, automation […]

New HPE StoreFabric M-series Switches Power Ethernet Storage Fabric

HPE Launches New Ethernet Switches for Storage Today, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced their new StoreFabric M-series Ethernet switches, which are built on Mellanox Spectrum switch technology. This is an exciting new product line, specifically designed for storage workloads and ideal for building an Ethernet Storage Fabric (ESF). The switches are perfect for building fast […]

The Heat is On

It’s on everyone’s bucket list; to experience the Great Barrier Reef. In fact, Traveler Magazine puts in on the Ultimate Travel Bucket List. However, before you book that dream vacation to this World Heritage site, know that the reef is fragile and scientific research says it is getting more fragile with each passing day. So […]

Is it Time to Upgrade to VXLAN?

VXLAN has been a hot protocol for the past few years, and network architects have been looking at this protocol to see if it solves the use cases which have arisen due to an explosion of data, evolution of agile workloads, scalability requirements, OpenStack adaptation, and for many other reasons. VXLAN has shown the promise […]