Introduction to InfiniBand on System z
In this chapter, we introduce the InfiniBand architecture and technology and discuss the advantages that InfiniBand brings to a Parallel Sysplex environment compared to earlier coupling technologies. InfiniBand is a powerful and flexible interconnect technology designed to provide connectivity for large server infrastructures, and it plays a vital role in the performance, availability, and cost-effectiveness of your Parallel Sysplex.
In this chapter, we discuss the following topics:
•InfiniBand architecture ...