Resend: WARP architectural summary posting
- A group of us have been working on an RDMA system called WARP. The
RDMA layer aims to provide exact data placement for iSCSI, NFS, CIFS,
as well as the VI interface. The RDMA layer is implemented on a generic
network adapter which does not have to have specific upper-layer protocols
implemented on it (like iSCSI or NFS).
The requirements and a sketch of the design is now available at
document has been sent in as an internet draft and should be available
as draft-jpink-warp-summary-00.txt by the end of next week.
The mailing list rdma@... has been set up for discussion on the
topic of RDMA and WARP RDMA. Please use that list and NOT the ips
mailing list for discussion and questions.
You can subscribe to the rdma list by sending mail to
"mailer@..." with a blank subject line and the body of the
message "subscribe rdma".