HP 4X QDR InfiniBand Switch Module c-Class BladeSystem 489184-B21 Dépliant

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HP supports 40Gbps 4x Quad Data Rate (QDR) and 20Gbps 4X Double Data Rate (DDR) InfiniBand products that include mezzanine
Host Channel Adapters (HCA) for server blades, switch blades for c-Class enclosures, and rack switches and cables for building
scale-out solutions. This QuickSpecs focuses on mezzanine HCAs for server blades, and InfiniBand switch blades for c-Class
enclosures; for details on the InfiniBand rack switches, standup PCI Express HCAs for HP ProLiant and Integrity servers, as well as
InfiniBand cables, please refer to the HP InfiniBand for HP ProLiant and Integrity servers QuickSpecs at:
The following InfiniBand products based on Mellanox technology are available for the HP BladeSystem c-Class from HP:
HP 4X QDR IB CX-2 Dual Port Mezz HCA for HP BladeSystem c-Class
HP 4X DDR IB Dual-port Mezzanine HCA for HP BladeSystem c-Class
HP BLc 4X QDR IB Switch for HP BladeSystem c-Class
HP BLc 4X DDR IB G2 Switch for HP BladeSystem c-Class
The HP 4X QDR IB CX-2 Dual-port Mezzanine HCA for HP BladeSystem c-Class is based on the Mellanox ConnectX-2 IB technology.
The QDR IB HCA delivers low-latency and up to 40Gbps (QDR) bandwidth for performance-driven server and storage clustering
applications in High-Performance Computing (HPC) and enterprise data centers. Parallel or distributed applications running on multi-
processor multi-core servers will benefit from the reliable transport connections and advanced multicast support offered by ConnectX
IB. End-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) enables partitioning and guaranteed service levels while hardware-based congestion control
prevents hot spots from degrading the effective throughput. The HP 4X QDR IB CX-2 Dual-port Mezzanine HCA card is designed for
PCI Express 2.0 x8 connectors on HP BladeSystem c-Class G6 server blades. Depending on the server blade models, some
configuration rules may apply which may result in only one port being connected to the enclosure mid-plane. Please refer to server
blades specification for more details.
The HP 4X DDR IB Dual-port Mezzanine HCA for HP BladeSystem c-Class is based on the Mellanox ConnectX IB technology. The
DDR IB HCA delivers low-latency and up to 20Gbps (DDR) bandwidth for performance-driven server and storage clustering
applications in High-Performance Computing (HPC) and enterprise data centers. The HP 4X DDR Dual-port Mezzanine HCA card is
designed for PCI Express connectors on HP BladeSystem c-Class server blades. To obtain the best performance, it is recommended to
plug the card into the x8 PCI Express connector on the server blades. Depending on the server blade models, some configuration
rules may apply which may result in only one port being connected to the enclosure mid-plane. Please refer to server blades
specification for more details.
InfiniBand host stack software (driver) is required to run on servers connected to the InfiniBand network. For mezzanine HCAs based
on Mellanox technologies, HP supports Mellanox OFED and Voltaire OFED driver stacks on Linux 64-bit operating systems, and
Mellanox WinOF driver stack on Microsoft Windows (HPC) server 2008.
A right-to-use (RTU) license is required for Voltaire OFED driver stack. For the latest information on Voltaire OFED software, please refer
to: 
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For the latest information on Mellanox OFED software, please refer to: 
The HP BLc 4X QDR IB Switch for HP BladeSystem c-Class is a double wide switch for the new HP BladeSystem c7000 enclosure. It
is based on the Mellanox InfiniScale IV technology. The QDR IB switch blade has 16 downlink ports to connect up to 16 server
blades in the c7000 enclosure, and 16 QSFP uplink ports for inter-switch links or to connect to external servers. All ports are capable
of supporting 40Gbps (QDR) bandwidth. A subnet manager has to be provided; see the paragraph on subnet managers for more
details.
The HP BLc 4X DDR IB Gen2 Switch is a double wide switch for the HP BladeSystem c7000 and c3000 enclosures. It is based on
the Mellanox InfiniScale IV technology. The DDR Gen2 IB switch has 16 downlink ports to connect up to 16 server blades in the
QuickSpecs
HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class
Overview
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Sommario delle specifiche per Miele HP 4X QDR InfiniBand Switch Module c-Class BladeSystem 489184-B21

  • Pagina 1: OverviewQuickSpecs HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class Overview HP supports 40Gbps 4x Quad Data Rate (QDR) and 20Gbps 4X...
  • Pagina 2QuickSpecs HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class Overview enclosures, and 16 QSFP uplink ports for inter-switch links or to...
  • Pagina 3QuickSpecs HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class Overview What's New HP 4X QDR IB CX-2 Dual Port Mezz HCA...
  • Pagina 4: ModelsQuickSpecs HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class Models InfiniBand mezzanine NOTE: The HCA cards listed in this section are...
  • Pagina 5: PerformanceQuickSpecs HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class Performance Latency and Bandwidth All ports on 4X QDR HCA card and...
  • Pagina 6: Scalability and ReliabilityQuickSpecs HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class Scalability and Reliability Standards support Dual-port 4X QDR mezzanine HCA: PCI Express...
  • Pagina 7: InfiniBand Fabric ManagementQuickSpecs HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class InfiniBand Fabric Management Auto-negotiation/ InfiniBand QDR ports support auto-negotiation down to DDR/SDR,...
  • Pagina 8: Additional FeaturesQuickSpecs HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class Additional Features Warranty HP branded hardware options qualified for BladeSystem c-Class and...
  • Pagina 9: Technical SpecificationsQuickSpecs HP InfiniBand Options for HP BladeSystems c-Class Technical Specifications Compliance Mezzanine: Dual-port QDR HCA: PCI Express 2.0 (1.1 compliant)...