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VI

abbreviation for variable interval. See variable interval reinforcement.
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DAFS (Direct Access File System) is a file-access protocol that utilizes standard RDMA transports such as the Virtual Interface (VI) and InfiniBand for high performance storage access in data center environments.
David Dale is an industry evangelist at Network Appliance (Waltham, MA) and a co-chair of the DAFS Collaborative.
DAFS addresses this by providing flow control directly within the protocol.
DAFS pre-allocates response cache space on a per-session basis, with limited space per session.
The first method shown is a user library that implements the DAFS protocol.
To maximize performance, the DAFS library exports an API that gives the user application explicit control over NIC DMA access to its address space.
The DAFS Collaborative encourages broad industry participation.
NetApp DAFS Database Accelerator uses virtual interface (VI) technology over a Gigabit Ethernet interconnect, enabling Network Appliance and Sybase enterprise customers to support larger workloads on existing hardware in high-performance database deployments.
By helping to reduce database server overhead, the combination of DAFS and Sybase ASE offers customers in Sun(R) Solaris(TM) environments a clear performance advantage," said Dr.
Emulex's VI host bus adapter, combined with NetApp DAFS solutions, will enable our customers to fully leverage the accelerated data delivery and lower CPU utilization benefits of virtual interface technology and the dramatic performance enhancements of DAFS," said Ray Villeneuve, vice president of marketing, for Network Appliance.
Nasdaq:NTAP), a leading provider of enterprise network storage solutions, today announced the industry's first DAFS (Direct Access File System) storage product.
The chief customer benefit from both DAFS and business application acceleration solutions is increased productivity through increased performance, at the data center where IT demands are incredibly rigorous, and at remote offices and branch offices, where geographically distributed employees need instant access to data center information that drives their business decisions.