Information On Infiniband Architecture Layer (Doc ID 2263643.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 1.0.0.0.0 and later
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Linux x86-64
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Goal

This document outlines the Infiniband network layer and compares each layer with traditional TCP/IP network at a high level. Although the function for each layer of Infiniband network is similar to traditional TCP/IP network, the underlying technical detail is very different.

Please refer to the latest version of IB specification for further detail.

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