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1 Mellanox Cloud and Database Acceleration Solution over Windows Server 2012 Direct Increased Performance, Scaling and Resiliency July 2012 Motti Beck, Director, Enterprise Market Development

2 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Direct New class of enterprise file storage File Client File Server Low latency, high throughout, low CPU overhead (50% lower versus Ethernet) Application User Kernel Fibre Channel replacement at a lower cost and higher performance Client Server Leverages Windows Server 2012 integrated Mellanox Ethernet and InfiniBand Network w/ support Network w/ support NTFS SCSI Accelerates Microsoft HyperV- and SQL- solutions Adapter Adapter Disk 10X Performance Improvement Over 10GbE* *Preliminary results based on Windows Server 2012 RC 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 2

3 What is? Remote Direct Memory Access Protocol Accelerated delivery model which works by allowing application software to bypass most layers of software and communicate directly with the hardware Client Memory Memory File Server benefits Low latency High throughput Zero copy capability OS / Stack bypass Client Direct Server Direct Mellanox based Interconnects InfiniBand RoCE: over Converged Ethernet NDKPI NDKPI Ethernet or InfiniBand 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 3

4 Direct over InfiniBand and RoCE User Client 1 Application Unchanged API Memory 4 Memory File Server 1. Application (Hyper-V, SQL Server) does not need to change. Kernel Client 2 Server 2. client makes the decision to use Direct at run time 2 Direct NDKPI Direct NDKPI 33. NDKPI provides a much thinner layer than TCP/IP Remote Direct Memory Access performed by the network interfaces. RoCE and/or InfiniBand 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 4

5 Mellanox End-to-End VPI Solution Mellanox provides end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions (adapters, switches, cables) Connecting data center servers and storage Up to 56Gb/s InfiniBand and 40Gb/s Ethernet per port Low latency, Low CPU overhead, InfiniBand to Ethernet Gateways for seamless operation Windows Server 2012 exposes the great value of Mellanox Interconnect Solution for storage traffic, virtualization and low latency InfiniBand and Ethernet (with RoCE) integration Highest Efficiency, Performance and return on investment 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 5

6 Measuring Direct Performance Client Micro Benchmark Client Micro Benchmark Client Micro Benchmark 10GbE IB QDR IB FDR Single Server Micro Benchmark Server Server Server 10 GbE IB QDR IB FDR 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 6

7 Microsoft Delivers Low-Cost Replacement to High-End Storage FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand delivers 5X higher throughput with 50% less CPU overhead vs. 10GbE Native Throughput Performance over FDR InfiniBand 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 7

8 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 8 File Client ( 3.0) Measuring Direct Performance in Virtualized Environment Single Server SQL File Server ( 3.0) SQL Hyper-V ( 3.0) File Server ( 3.0) VM SQL

9 Direct Performance in Virtualized Environment Configuration BW MB/sec PS 512KB s/sec %CPU Privileged Latency milliseconds Local 10,090 38,492 ~2.5% ~3ms Remote 9,852 37,584 ~5.1% ~3ms Remote VM 10,367 39,548 ~4.6% ~3 ms 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 9

10 Microsoft s Cluster in the Box (CiB) Reference Design At least one node and storage always available, despite failure or replacement of any component. Dual power domains Internal interconnect between nodes, controllers Flexible PCIe slot for LAN options External ports for expansion Office-level power and acoustics for entry-level NAS Network x4 x8 PCIe Server A CPU x8 PCIe Storage Mellanox VPI Interconnect Solutions 10GbE, RoCE or InfiniBand Expander A ports Expander Server Enclosure 1/10G Ethernet cluster connect A port s x4 through midplane x4 through midplane 0 External B port s B ports x8 PCIe Server B Expander Network CPU Expander x8 PCIe Storage x4 Additional s 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 10

11 Products Announced: X- Storage More than 15GB/sec Throughput Demonstrated Remote Storage Systems Windows Server 2012 with 3.0 PCI Express 3.0 based Servers - HP DL380p G8 Mellanox 56Gb/s FDR InfiniBand adapters and switches 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 11

12 Products Announced: Supermicro More than 10GB/sec Throughput Demonstrated under Hyper-V Hyper-V with Windows Server 2012 RC Supermicro PCIe 3.0 based Servers, File Server & LSI Mega 9285 storage controllers with LSI FastPath I/O acceleration software OCZ s Talos 2R s 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 12

13 Summary Together with Microsoft we deliver 10X performance acceleration for Remote File Server under physical or virtual environment that boosts next generation Cloud and database applications The first time we demo record performance for remote file server under Hyper-V using 2 FDR ports that delivers more than 10GB/sec using less than 5% CPU overhead Mellanox interconnect solution integrated with Direct in Widows Server 2012 delivers the most cost effective solution for File Server replacing FC and TCP/IP Ethernet. Now with Microsoft and Mellanox integrated solution, remote file server delivers no less performance than native storage. Customers already announced products using Mellanox enabled interconnect demonstrated extreme performance Boost File Server to a Block Storage Performance Level 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES 13

14 THANK YOU 2012 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES - MELLANOX CONFIDENTIAL - 14

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