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Rorke Data Intel Dual Port PCIe 10 Gb XF Server Adapter

B&H # RO9502AFXSR Mfr # EXPX9502AFXSR
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Product Highlights
  • Intel 82598EB Controller
  • Load Balancing on Multiple CPUs
  • I/OAT and MSI-X Support
  • iSCSI Remote Boot Support
  • Compatible Up to x16 PCIe Slots
  • NOS and Remote Management Support
  • Intel PROSet Utility & RoHS Compliant

The Intel Dual Port PCIe 10 Gb XF Server Adapter from Rorke Data offers efficient distribution of Ethernet workloads across CPU cores. Load balancing of interrupts using MSI-X enables efficient response time and application performance. Moreover, CPU utilization is lowered through stateless offloads such as TCP segmentation offload, header replication/splitting and Direct Cache Access (DCA).

XF Server Adapters are optimized for virtualized environment, supporting multiple queues and eliminating I/O bottlenecks between virtual machines. Virtual Machine Device queue (VMDq) technology offloads data sorting and data copying from Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) software layer to the hardware, improving throughput and CPU utilization on virtualized servers.

The eight-lane PCIe enables maximum bandwidth for fast and efficient data transfer. The adapter conserves PCIe server slots while adding 10 Gb Ethernet capability. The I/O bandwidth of PCIe ensures priority performance on each port and low-profile design improves server throughput & rack density at the same time. Fast and reliable networked storage is achieved via native iSCSI support with Microsoft, Linux and VMware OS as well as support for iSCSI remote boot.

The 10 Gb XF Server adapters are designed to meet the throughput and latency requirements of bandwidth-hungry applications. It is ideal for slot-constrained environments and is a simplified alternative to multiple 1 Gb/s server adapters.

Intel 82598EB 10 Gb Ethernet Controller
XF Server Adapters feature industry-leading energy efficient design for next-generation performance and multi-core processor
Low Profile
Its low-profile design enables higher bandwidth and throughput from standard, low-profile PCIe slots & servers
Load Balancing on Multiple CPUs
This is achieved when used with Receive-Side Scaling from Microsoft or Scalable I/O on Linux
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology (I/OAT)
This technology accelerates I/O with higher throughput and lower CPU utilization by offloading processing overhead
iSCSI Remote Boot Support
This feature provides centralized storage area network (SAN) management at a lower cost
MSI-X Support
With MSI-X support, this adapter minimizes the overhead of interrupts and allows load balancing of interrupt handling between different cores/CPUs
Virtual Machines Device queue (VMDq)
This technology allows efficient routing of packets to the correct target machine in a virtual environment using multiple hardware queues
It also ensures transmit fairness & prevents head-of-line blocking
Optimized Queue: 32 Transmit (Tx) & 64 Receive (Rx) Per Port
Network packet handling is done without waiting or buffer overflow
Efficient packet prioritization
Compatible with x4, x8, x16 Standard & Low-Profile PCIe Slots
The adapter allows dual-port operation in almost any PCIe server slot, except x1 slots. It also allows each PCIe slot ports to operate without interfering with the other
Remote Management and Network Operating Systems (NOS) Support
It reduces support cost with remote management based on industry-wide standards and enables widespread deployment
10GBASE-SR on Dual-Mode Fiber
Ensures compatibility with fiber optic cable lengths up to 984.2' (300 m)
Intel PROSet Utility for Windows Device Manager
This feature provides point and click power over individual adapters, advanced adapter features, connection teaming and Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) configuration
RoHS Compliant Lead-Free Technology
The adapter is compliant with European Union Directive to reduce the use of hazardous material
Connectors 1 or 2 Fiber-Optic
Controller-Processor Intel 82598EB
Data Rate Supported Per Port 10 Gb
Bus Type PCIe 2.0 (2.5 GT/s)
Bus Width x8 PCIe operable in x4, x8, x16 slots
Bus Speed 20 Gb/s (uni-directional)
40 Gb/s (bi-directoinal)
Interrupt Levels INTA, MSI, MSI-X
Hardware Certifications FCC B, UL, CE, VCCI, BSMI, CTICK, MIC
Power Consumption SR 14 W (1.17 A @ 12 V)
Operating Temperature 32 to 131°F (0 to 55°C)
150 LFM forced air flow
Storage Temperature -40 to 158°F (-40 to 70°C)
Storage Humidity 90% non-condensing at 35°C
Cabling Type SR Version: Multi-mode fiber (62.5 µm or 50 µm)
LR Version: Single-mode fiber
LED Indicators 2
LINK (solid)
ACTIVITY (blinking)
Plug and Play Support Standard
Advanced Packet Filtering 16 exact-matched packets (unicast or multicast)
4096-bit hash filter for multicast frames
Promiscuous (unicast and multicast) transfer mode support
Optional filtering of invalid frames
Other Features Intel PROSet Utility for easy configuration and management
Intel I/OAT including QuickData
Intel lead-free technology
Receive-Side Scaling
RoHS
Direct Cache Access The I/O device activates a pre-fetch engine in the CPU that loads data into the CPU cache ahead of time, eliminating cache misses and reducing CPU load
Network Management DMI 2.0 support
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
SNMP
Remote Installation Services (RIS)
PXE 2.0 enabled through boot Read-Only Memory (ROM)
NOS Software Support Windows Vista
Windows 2003 Server
Windows Virtual Server 2005
RHEL 4 or later
SUSE SLES 10 or later, Professional 9.2 or later
FreeBSD 5.x or later
ESX 3.x support for VMware
Fedora
EFI 1.1
Advanced Software Features Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT)
Switch Fault Tolerance (SFT)
Adaptive Load Balancing (ALB)
Teaming support
IEEE 802.3ad: Link Aggregation Control Protocol
Test Switch Configuration: Tested with major switch original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
PCIe Hot Plug/Active Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI)
IEEE 802.1Q VLANs
IEEE 802.3 2005 flow control support IPv6, IPv4
Tx/Rx IP, TCP and UDP checksum offloading (IPv4, IPv6) Capabilities Control protocol (TCP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), Internet Protocol (IP)
IEEE 802.1p
TCP segmentation/large send offload
MSI-X supports multiple independent queues
Interrupt moderation
IPv6 Offloading: Checksum and segmentation capability extended to new standard packet type
Height of End Bracket PCIe Standard: 4.72" (12 cm)
PCIe Low-Profile: 3.12" (7.92 cm)
Dimensions (LxW) 6.59 x 2.71" (16.74 x 6.89 cm)
Weight Not specified by the manufacturer
Rorke Data Intel Dual Port PCIe 10 Gb XF Server Adapter
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