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openfabric, svc ?

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Hello,

Please somebody explain in terrestrial words the openfabric concept and what is the role of SVC (what are advantages).

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Many different parts that interconnect. Advantage over ethernet is that it is not a broadcast network but a switched network that routes over a mesh, different pieces may travel over different routes depending upon availablity and congestion.  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenFabrics_Alliance
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switched_fabric
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RDMA

If you are still lost in space then we can address each component individually.

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ve3ofa,

No hurry. If you can explain concepts when you'll have time, it will be great.

Or, maybe you can write in article and post link here?

Thank you!