Mellanox Demonstrates New 400G DR4 and 200G SR4 Optical Transceivers with High Data Reliability at ECOC’19

Mellanox is demonstrating new LinkX products as well as showcasing the full line of 100/200/400G cables and optical transceivers at the European Convention for Optical Communications (ECOC) Sept 21st in Dublin, Ireland. Here’s a look at what to expect at our booth: An active DACs, QSA56 port adapters and 400G DR4 transceivers announcement: Active DAC […]


Higher Quality Video Requires Ethernet Video Fabric

The adoption of 4K and soon 8K video formats and the transition from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) to IP-based broadcasting drive the need for efficient, higher performance networking technologies that can stream more bits per second in real-time. This is why you should consider using Mellanox’s Ethernet Video Fabric with emerging Ethernet speeds of 25, […]


True Record Setting Hyperconverged Performance

We’re living at a fascinating point in time for data center development. Modern data centers continue to evolve from physical to virtual, cloud infrastructure expand from public, private and into hybrid deployments and we are witnessing a shift from spinning storage media to an age of Flash. Moreover, new types of compute platforms allowing for […]


The End of Moore’s Law and the Return of Cleverness

Giant Interposer Cited as Proof that Moore’s Law Continues

In my previous “Call Me Stupid …” blog, I outlined why I think Moore’s Law is done, effectively ended as the driving force behind an exponential improvement in semiconductors every two years. So if Moore’s Law is slowing down and we can’t count on ever-faster processors every year, what does it mean for technologists and […]


Mellanox Introduces Revolutionary SmartNICs for Making Secure Cloud Possible

New Mellanox SmartNICs and I/O Processing Unit (IPU) solutions provide best-in-class data-center security, performance and efficiency

Mellanox is very excited to introduce ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField-2 SmartNICs and I/O Processing Unit (IPU) solutions, enabling the next generation of clouds, secure datacenters and storage platforms. ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField-2, with their cutting-edge hardware acceleration engines powered by best-in-class software programmability, are set to revolutionize the way hyperscale giants, enterprises, and telecom providers […]


Feeding the Data Beast with PCIe 4.0

Summary Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Machines, containerization, and 5G mobile wireless networks are key drivers for next-generation high-performance systems. However, current servers with PCIe Express (PCIe) 3.0 require wide busses to keep up with the latest Ethernet or InfiniBand speeds or with the performance demands of new NVMe solid-state drives (SSD). For example, the bandwidth of […]


Call Me Stupid…But as Moore’s Law Ends, All I Hear is Tock, Tock, Tock

At the recent Silicon 100 Summit Intel senior vice president Jim Keller gave a keynote titled: “Moore’s Law isn’t dead and if you think that, you’re stupid.” Well, then call me stupid because I’ve been arguing for several years that Moore’s Law is dying; and making the case that this will have a profound impact […]


Mellanox Accelerates Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Networking for the Hybrid Cloud Era

Mellanox and Red Hat announce the next generation enterprise Linux OS for the hyrbid-cloud era.

A few weeks ago, Mellanox was excited to witness the standing ovation at Red Hat Summit as the Red Hat team released their next-generation enterprise Linux OS for general availability. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 brings numerous groundbreaking enhancements and innovations. Primarily, it is the operating system redesigned for the hybrid cloud era – […]


Exadata Continues its Successful Journey over InfiniBand

On September 2008 at Oracle Open World, Larry Ellison announced Oracle’s first Database appliance that enables 10X to 100X speedup for data warehousing (at that time HP servers have been used). In his presentation Larry mentioned that Exadata runs over InfiniBand and emphasized the competitive advantages it enables, by saying “everybody runs over 10Gb/s Ethernet, […]


What Just Happened? Mellanox’s New Advanced Streaming Telemetry with Real Time Network Visibility

Let’s talk about network streaming telemetry and why you need it.  If you ever had problems trying to recreate issues, or had a tough time figuring out why you were seeing packet loss, or if you are a network admin who has ever been blamed for an application outage or a server or storage performance […]