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Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) Extensions for the Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) Specification (RFC7145)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236108D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Apr-05

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Ko: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

1.1. Motivation

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                             M. Ko Request for Comments: 7145 Obsoletes: 5046                                             A. Nezhinsky Category: Standards Track                                       Mellanox ISSN: 2070-1721                                               April 2014

       Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) Extensions         for the Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) Specification

Abstract

   Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) Extensions for    Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) provides the RDMA data transfer    capability to iSCSI by layering iSCSI on top of an RDMA-Capable    Protocol.  An RDMA-Capable Protocol provides RDMA Read and Write    services, which enable data to be transferred directly into SCSI I/O    Buffers without intermediate data copies.  This document describes    the extensions to the iSCSI protocol to support RDMA services as    provided by an RDMA-Capable Protocol.

   This document obsoletes RFC 5046.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7145.

Ko & Nezhinsky               Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7145                   iSER Specification                 April 2014

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   Copyright (c) 2014 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................5

      1.1. Motivation .................................................5

      1.2. iSCSI/iSER Layering ..........................