TCP over 10GbE using kernel stack on RHEL 6.4 with Mellanox CX314A ConnectX-3Pro EN Adapters on Supermicro 6027AX-TRF-HFT3 Servers

Type: Unaudited

Specs: STAC-N1™ Benchmarks Beta 1

Stacks under test:

  • UDP-TCP binding ver udp-tcp-sock-1.0.2 binding for STAC-N1
  • Supermicro 6027AX-TRF-HFT3 Servers
  • RHEL 6.4
  • Intel Xeon E5-2687W v2 "Ivy Bridge" Processors
  • Mellanox ConnectX®-3 Pro EN Network Adapters with VMA 6.6.4
  • 10 Gbps Ethernet over fiber (no switch)

Tested by: Mellanox

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