[e2e] I-D ACTION:draft-pinkerton-rdma-reqmts-00.txt
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Title : Requirements for an RDMA Protocol
Author(s) : J. Pinkerton, M. Krause, S. Bailey
Filename : draft-pinkerton-rdma-reqmts-00.txt
Pages : 10
Date : 04-Jun-01
This document proposes requirements for a Remote Direct Memory
Access (RDMA) Protocol to run on TCP and SCTP transport protocols.
An RDMA protocol provides a general facility for extremely high
efficiency (low CPU cost per unit of data transferred), end-to-end
data transfer. An RDMA protocol enables high efficiency data
transfer by allowing network interfaces with hardware support for
the RDMA protocol to perform zero-copy data transfer directly among
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