Chapter 12

Conclusions

Abstract

In this final chapter, we summarize what we have presented in this book and also attempt to highlight some key points. We do this by focusing on some important subject areas including technology evolution, industry standard, networking technology, storage and high performance computing (HPC) technology, data center virtualization, and software-defined infrastructure.

Keywords:

Serdes

SONET/SDH

Fibre Channel

LAN

iSCSI

FCoE

Ethernet

ECMP

TRILL

SPB

RDMA

iWarp

RoCE

EVB

SR-IOV

Q-in-Q

MPLS

VXLAN

NVGRE

SATA

SAS

iSCSI

HyperTransport

QPI

RapidIO

PCIe

Non-Transparent Bridging

InfiniBand

MPI

Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

Software Defined Storage (SDS)

VMDq

VEPA

NV-Tag

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