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Virtualization
Unified networking
Reliable performance
iWARP

Virtualization:
White papers and technology briefs

  • NASA's Flexible Cloud Fabric: Moving Cluster Applications to the Cloud

    Learn how NASA's Center for Climate Simulation moved modeling and simulation applications to a cloud-based cluster using Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters with support for SR-IOV.

    NASA Case Study (PDF) icon
    Filename: NASA_case_study_11.pdf
    Size: 790 KB
    Date: November 2011

  • Meeting Intense Performance Demands in Cloud Environments

    Joyent Inc. drives up cloud network performance with a unique virtualization approach and Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters.

    Joyent Case Study (PDF) icon
    Filename: Joyent_CaseStudy_v1.pdf
    Size: 1,572 KB
    Date: August 2011

  • Optimizing Quality of Service for VMware vSphere* 4 Networking with Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters

    Provides network architects and decision makers with an overview of the changes in networking capabilities introduced in vSphere 4.1, specifically with regard to the synergies between those new features and Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters. Examines the best practices for analyzing, monitoring, and controlling bandwidth, with a focus on Quality of Service, in VMware vSphere* 4.1 environments when using 10GbE.

    Optimizing-QoS-vSphere_final (PDF) icon
    Filename: Optimizing_QoS_vSphere_final.pdf
    Size: 3,647 KB
    Date: December 2010

  • Virtual Switches Demand Rethinking Connectivity for Servers

    With the creation of multiple virtual machines on each physical host server, network adapters now connect servers to the network with equivalency to a traditional top-or-rack switch.

    Virtual Switches Demand Rethinking Connectivity for Servers (PDF) icon
    Filename: ParadigmShiftDataPaper.pdf
    Size: 1,030 KB
    Date: September 2010

  • Simplify VMware vSphere* 4 Networking with Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters

    Learn how advances in 10GbE Intel® Ethernet Server Adapters and VMware vSphere 4 allow dramatic simplification without compromising areas such as security and traffic segmentation.

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    Simplify VMware vSphere* 4 Networking with Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters (PDF) icon
    Filename: Intel-VMware 10GbEvSphere.pdf
    Size: 2,188 KB
    Date: May 2010

    Simplify VMware vSphere* 4 Networking with Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters (PDF) icon
    Filename: 10GbE_vSphere_WP_final.pdf
    Size: 935 KB
    Date: February 2010

  • Greater Manageability and Throughput: Cisco Nexus* 1000V Series Switches and Intel's Virtual Machine Device Queues

    Provides an overview of how Intel's Virtual Machine Device Queues technology delivers line-rate 10GbE throughput in Cisco Nexus 1000V switch environments.

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    Greater Manageability and Throughput: Cisco Nexus* 1000V Series Switches and Intel's Virtual Machine Device Queues (PDF) icon
    Filename: 322292001us.pdf
    Size: 295 KB
    Date: June 2009

  • Intel® Virtual Technology for Connectivity

    Discusses Intel® Virtualization Technology for Connectivity, a suite of hardware assists that improve I/O performance in virtualized servers.

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    Intel® Virtual Technology for Connectivity (PDF) icon
    Filename: IntelVTcbrief.pdf
    Size: 227 KB
    Date: June 2009

  • Advanced Virtualization I/O Queuing Technology: An Intel-Microsoft Perspective

    Describes how Intel's Virtual Machine Device Queues technology improves I/O performance in Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V* environments.

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    Advanced Virtualization I/O Queuing Technology: An Intel-Microsoft Perspective (PDF) icon
    Filename: 321968001us.pdf
    Size: 238 KB
    Date: May 2009

  • An Intel-VMware Perspective: Intelligent Queuing Technologies for Virtualization

    Describes how Intel's Virtual Machine Device Queues technology improves I/O throughput in VMware ESX environments.

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    An Intel-VMware Perspective: Intelligent Queuing Technologies for Virtualization (PDF) icon
    Filename: 319823001us.pdf
    Size: 167 KB
    Date: April 2008

  • Using Intel® Multi-Port Server Adapters to Optimize Server Virtualization and Consolidation

    Discusses the benefits enterprise IT can gain from VMWare ESX when using multi-port Intel® Ethernet Server Adapters.

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    Using Intel® Multi-Port Server Adapters to Optimize Server Virtualization and Consolidation (PDF) icon
    Filename: optimize_server_virtualization.pdf
    Size: 156 KB
    Date: October 2007

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Unified networking:
White papers and technology briefs

  • Best Practices for Simplifying Your Cloud Network

    Today’s Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters can greatly reduce networking complexity in private cloud environments. To deliver robust and reliable cloud services, dramatic optimizations in networking can be attained by leveraging the right intelligent offloads and technologies within Intel® Ethernet devices.

    Intel Ethernet Cloud White Paper (PDF) icon
    Filename: IntelEthernetCloud_white_paper.pdf
    Size: 2,015 KB
    Date: November 2011

  • Intel, Cisco, Panduit 10 Gigabit Ethernet Solution Demonstration Featuring 10GBASE-T

    Intel, Cisco, and Panduit - technology leaders in their respective product categories of server adapters, switching fabric, and physical media infrastructure - have joined together to demonstrate an end-to-end 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) networking system solution. This solution includes 10GbE over short range fiber, Direct Attach Copper Twinax, and Category 6A copper cabling to showcase a cost-effective, high performance, and highly flexible 10 GbE network.

    Joint 10GbE Solution (PDF) icon
    Filename: Joint_10GBT_solution.pdf
    Size: 143 KB
    Date: July 2011

  • Intel and VMware: Enabling Open FCoE in VMware vSphere™ 5

    This paper explores the many benefits of unified networking, including Open FCoE. It also discusses approaches to enabling unified networking and the pivotal roles Intel and VMware are playing in helping to bring important, consolidation-driving technologies to enterprise data center customers.

    Intel and VMware: Enabling Open FCoE in VMware vSphere™ 5 (PDF) icon
    Filename: VMwareFCoE_vSphere_WP_FINAL.pdf
    Size: 208 KB
    Date: July 2011

  • The Transition to 10 Gigabit Ethernet Unified Networking: Cisco and Intel Lead the Way

    The Transition to 10 Gigabit Ethernet Unified Networking: Cisco and Intel Lead the Way (PDF) icon
    Filename: Intel_Cisco_10GUNWP.pdf
    Size: 1,802 KB
    Date: February 2011

  • Simplifying the Network with 10 Gigabit Ethernet Unified Networking

    Simplifying the Network with 10 Gigabit Ethernet Unified Networking (PDF) icon
    Filename: 10G_EMC_Unified.pdf
    Size: 485 KB
    Date: January 2011

  • Intel® 10GbE Adapter Performance Evaluation for FCoE and iSCSI

    Intel® 10GbE Adapter Performance Evaluation for FCoE and iSCSI (PDF) icon
    Filename: 10G_iSCSI_Evaluation_2010.pdf
    Size: 3,045 KB
    Date: September 2010

  • Unified Networking on 10 Gigabit Ethernet: Intel and NetApp provide a simple and flexible path to cost-effective performance of next-generation storage networks.

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    Unified Networking on 10GbE_Intel and NetApp (PDF) icon
    Filename: Uni10GbE_Intel_NetApp.pdf
    Size: 199 KB
    Date: June 2010

  • Data Center iSCSI: Building next generation storage networks. Describes the benefits of iSCSI in the Enterprise and how trends such as virtualization and enhanced Ethernet are driving iSCSI growth. A joint Intel-NetApp white paper.

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    Data Center iSCSI: Building next generation storage networks (PDF) icon
    Filename: NetApp-Intel_iSCSI.pdf
    Size: 335 KB
    Date: May 2010

  • Simple, Reliable Performance for iSCSI Connectivity

    Describes the enhancements that help Intel Ethernet Server Adapters deliver unmatched iSCSI performance without the need for complicated proprietary hardware or software solutions.

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    Simple, Reliable Performance for iSCSI Connectivity (PDF) icon
    Filename: InteliSCSIWP.pdf
    Size: 305 KB
    Date: January 2010

  • Converging SAN and LAN Infrastructure with Fibre Channel over Ethernet for Efficient, Cost-Effective Date Centers

    Explains the cost and network consolidation benefits of Fibre Channel over Ethernet and Data Center Bridging.

    Converging SAN and LAN Infrastructure with Fibre Channel over Ethernet for Efficient, Cost-Effective Date Centers (PDF) icon
    Filename: CiscoIntelFCoEwhitepaper.pdf
    Size: 794 KB
    Date: April 2008

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Reliable performance:
White papers and technology briefs

Case studies:

  • Securing the Network's Leading Edge

    Learn how Expedient delivered high bandwidth encrypted solutions using 10GBASE-T Intel® Ethernet server adapters and Intel® Xeon® processors.

    Securing the Network's Leading Edge (PDF) icon
    Filename: Expedient_case_study_final.pdf
    Size: 593 KB
    Date: March 2012

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iWARP:
White papers and technology briefs

  • Intel Ethernet 10 Gigabit iWARP LS-DYNA Performance Study:

    Case Study: This paper reports on LS-DYNA performance testing performed by the Research Computing and Cyberinfrastructure unit of Information Technology services at Penn State.

    Intel Ethernet 10 Gigabit iWARP LS-DYNA Performance Study (PDF) icon
    Filename: Intel_iWARP_LS_DYNA.pdf
    Size: 172 KB
    Date: April 2012

  • Intel iWARP Quantum ESPRESSO Performance Study:

    Case Study: This paper reports on Quantum ESPRESSO performance testing performed by the Research Computing and Cyberinfrastructure unit of Information Technology services at Penn State.

    Intel iWARP Quantum ESPRESSO Performance Study (PDF) icon
    Filename: Intel_iWARP_Quantum_ESPRESSO.pdf
    Size: 181 KB
    Date: April 2012

  • Intel Ethernet 10 Gigabit iWARP LAMMPS Performance Study:

    Case Study: This paper reports on LAMMPS performance testing conducted by the Research Computing and Cyberinfrastructure unit of Information Technology services at Penn State University

    Intel Ethernet 10 Gigabit LAMMPS Performance Study (PDF) icon
    Filename: Intel_Ethernet_iWARP_LAMMPS.pdf
    Size: 162 KB
    Date: February 2012

  • Reservoir Simulation Made Simpler and More Efficient with 10 Gigabit Ethernet:

    Case Study: Schlumberger ECLIPSE* 2010 Reservoir Simulation Application

    Reservoir Simulation Made Simpler and More Efficient with 10 Gigabit Ethernet (PDF) icon
    Filename: Reservoir_CS_2010.pdf
    Size: 689 KB
    Date: March 2011

  • The Simpler Path to LEADING-EDGE Clusters:

    10GbE iWARP Deployment Made Simple with Rocks+®

    The Simpler Path to LEADING-EDGE Clusters (PDF) icon
    Filename: Intel_Clustercorp_iWARP.pdf
    Size: 376 KB
    Date: July 2010

  • Progress - past, present and future

    This paper describes the impact and importance of the network on financial trading environments, where removing/reducing latency is the primary goal.

    Progress - past, present and future (PDF) icon
    Filename: FinancialLowLatencyGuide.pdf
    Size: 78 KB
    Date: March 2010

  • A High-Performance Cluster for Biomedical Research Using 10 Gigabit Ethernet iWARP Fabric

    This white paper demonstrates the viability of cluster computing based on iWARP to achieve very high performance using 10GbE. It details the architecture and performance of a 4,032-core cluster developed by a large research institute.

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    High-Performance Cluster for Biomedical Research Using 10 Gigabit Ethernet iWARP Fabric (PDF) icon
    Filename: iWarp_WP_v2d3.pdf
    Size: 169 KB
    Date: November 2010

  • Understanding iWARP
    Describes the iWARP extensions to Ethernet and how their advanced techniques reduce CPU overhead, memory bandwidth utilization, and latency.

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    Understanding iWarp (PDF) icon
    Filename: Understanding_iWarp_final.pdf
    Size: 380 KB
    Date: July 2010


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This applies to:

IntelŽ 10 Gigabit AF DA Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit AT Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit AT2 Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit CX4 Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit XF LR Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit XF SR Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ 10 Gigabit XF SR Server Adapter
IntelŽ Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520 Series
IntelŽ Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T1
IntelŽ Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T2
IntelŽ Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X710 Series
IntelŽ Ethernet Converged Network Adapter XL710 Series
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I210-T1
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I340-F4
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I340-T4
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F2
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F4
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T4
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520 Series
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-DA2
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-LR1
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR1
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR2
IntelŽ Ethernet Server Adapter X520-T2
IntelŽ Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter
IntelŽ Gigabit EF Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ Gigabit ET Quad Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ Gigabit ET2 Quad Port Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/10GbE CX4 Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/10GbE LR Server Adapter
IntelŽ PRO/10GbE SR Server Adapter
NetEffect™ Ethernet Server Cluster Adapters

Solution ID: CS-030881
Last Modified: 17-Oct-2014
Date Created: 08-Sep-2009
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