[OpenAFS] tcpoob timeline

Harald Barth haba@kth.se
Sat, 27 Oct 2012 19:07:38 +0200 (CEST)

Simon wrote:
> On the contrary, I think Out of Band support for AFS is a very interesting prospect.

At PDC, an infiniband based infrastructure carries bulk data inside
clusters, between clusters and between clusters and file servers
(Lustre). It uses the native infiniband transport. It would be nice if
this infrastructure could be used for speedup of AFS data transfers as
well. However, for TCP only, oob is not soooo great.