Re: Infiniband for RAC 10g on Linux

So, do you know the latency for IPoIB? Is it less than GB Ethernet? Or
about the same?

Thanks.

Keith

>
> InfiniBand is fairly cheap.  However, true IB for RAC (uDAPL) is not
> supported in 10gR2.  As far as we've been able to figure out, the
> InfiniBand support is for SDP and is undocumented (that's for
> SQL*Net) and for interconnect traffic is only IPoIB - standard IP run
> over InfiniBand.  Oracle has dropped plans to support uDAPL -
> apparently deciding to try to push their own proprietary RDMA protocol.
>
> Matt
>
> On Sep 9, 2005, at 3:40 PM, Keith Moore wrote:
>
>> We are performance testing an Oracle 10g RAC setup with two RedHat
>> Linux
>> servers. Currently we are using Ethernet for the interconnect.
>>
>> Has anyone used Infiniband?
>>
>> How well did it work and how much can we expect to pay?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Keith
>>
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