Name Author Last Update Brief Overview of Document
Published Papers
The Extended Sockets Interface for Accessing RDMA Hardware Russell 2008-Nov Describes the UNH EXS interface programmed by the author. The interface is an implementation of the Extended Sockets API. EXS enables a programmer familiar with sockets programming to easily utilize RDMA network hardware. (PDF, 6 pp.)
Implementation and Evaluation of iSCSI over RDMA Burns, Russell 2008-Sep Conventional iSCSI allows SCSI access over IP networks but is unable to utilize RDMA hardware, so high-speed network links can be underutilized. By implementing and evaluating iSER (iSCSI Extensions for RDMA) the authors demonstrate RDMA-enabled iSCSI communication that fully exploits high-speed links. (PDF, 8 pp.)
White Papers
EXS Overview Russell 2008-Nov an introduction to EXS especially suitable for programmers with experience programming sockets (PDF, 26 pp.)
General iWARP Information
RDMA tutorials at SNIA.org various various SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association) offers tutorials on various storage technologies, including those using RDMA, such as iSCSI, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, and InfiniBand.







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