Tag: RDMA

Does InfiniBand Have a Future on Hadoop?

Aug 4, 2015 |

Hadoop was created to run on cheap commodity computers connected by slow Ethernet networks. But as Hadoop clusters get bigger and organizations press the upper limits of performance, they’re finding that specialized gear, such as solid state drives and InfiniBand networks, can pay dividends. Read more…

Mellanox Addresses Big Data Acceleration

Nov 8, 2011 |Mellanox Technologies announced UDA 2.0 this week, which is a network-based and software-driven approach to speeding Hadoop cluster performance. The company claims users can expect two times the performance for data-intensive applications. Read more…