[DRBD-user] DRBD utilize Infiniband inter-connection?
nathan at robotics.net
Mon Dec 29 20:42:55 CET 2008
On Tue, 30 Dec 2008, Joe,Yu wrote:
> Hello guys,
> 'Coz DRBD nodes sync data all through the GigE network(normal topology).
> Does it make sense that use Infiniband hardware replace GigE as the
> inter-connection link for DRBD nodes to have outstanding performance boost?
We use IPoIB, it's a performance hit, over verbs, but much better then
> We have deployed a 4 nodes Oracle RAC Cluster 1 years ago with HP's
> infiniband products and gained big performance improvement. This encourage
> us to think of this day-and-day cheaper hardware solution for a faster DRBD
With all of the Infiniband parts on ebay, or even the cost new it is worth
Nathan Stratton CTO, BlinkMind, Inc.
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