Infiniband Queue Pair Prioritization Using Service Levels and Tenure Limits
Original Publication Date: 2005-Jan-05
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-05
Disclosed is an service level (SL) arbitration mechanism using SL arbitrations and queue pair (QP) tenures. This mechanism is suitable for providing quality of service (QOS) differentiation in Infiniband* host channel adapters (HCA's) or switches and other fabrics that use the concept of traffic classes such as PCI express.