The Case for RDMA

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The end-to-end performance of IP networks for bulk data transfer is often limited by data copying overhead in the end systems. Even when end systems can sustain the bandwidth of high-speed networks, copying overheads often limit their ability to carry out other processing tasks.


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Allyn Romanow (

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