What is RDMA, and why should we care?

DRBD9 has a new transport abstraction layer and it is designed for speed; apart from SSOCKS and TCP the next generation link will be RDMA. So, what is RDMA, and how is it different from TCP?


DRBDmanage has been replaced by LINSTOR ! To find out more about LINSTOR, check out the following blog articles: Cluster-wide management of replicated storage with LINSTOR The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 1) The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 2) How to setup LINSTOR on Proxmox VE Thank you and have a good read!   One of the […]

Mirrored SAN vs. DRBD

Every now and then we get asked “why not simply use a mirrored SAN instead of DRBD”? This post shows some important differences.