Microsoft Announces the Inclusion of OpenFabrics Alliance to include RDMA Enhanced Storage Capability in Windows Server 2012 Beta

The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) today announced that Microsoft has worked with the OFA community to include Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) capabilities in the beta version of Windows Server 2012 (formerly known as Windows Server "8"). This includes RDMA support for remote file access with Server Message Block version 3 (SMB3) and a new kernel bypass RDMA application programmer interface (API). The new Windows Server operating system provides RDMA based file storage for virtualized workloads utilizing Windows Hyper-V and for Microsoft SQL Server 2012, providing support for RDMA over both Ethernet and InfiniBand. Check out the full press release here.



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