A Little Sneak Peek At The Future Of Low Latency Ethernet


Look at the table below, network latency has improved far more slowly over the last three decades than other performance metrics for commodity computers.


While the 5-10μs round-trip latency seem achievable within a few
years, what about to reduce RPC latency to 1μs in the long term?

And if we just integrate NIC functionality onto the main CPU die…

Stephen M. Rumble, Diego Ongaro, Ryan Stutsman, Mendel Rosenblum (one of the co-founders of VMware), and John K. Ousterhout at the Stanford University co-authored a paper called: It’s Time for Low Latency

If you want to sneak peek at the future of low network latency, that’s definitely a paper to read😉

About PiroNet

Didier Pironet is an independent blogger and freelancer with +15 years of IT industry experience. Didier is also a former VMware inc. employee where he specialised in Datacenter and Cloud Infrastructure products as well as Infrastructure, Operations and IT Business Management products. Didier is passionate about technologies and he is found to be a creative and a visionary thinker, expressing with passion and excitement, hopefully inspiring and enrolling people to innovation and change.
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