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Re: [Xen-users] RE: xen - rdma live migration support

To: Robert Dunkley <Robert@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] RE: xen - rdma live migration support
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 21:07:39 +0300
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On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 03:03:31PM +0100, Robert Dunkley wrote:
> Hi Ola,
> There was some code done by IBM a few years ago in conjunction with a 
> University that worked and showed the benefits but AFAIK it was never 
> integrated into Xen. The research paper is around on the web.
> A few of us requested RDMA migration support for version 4.0 and it is at the 
> top of the request list, I suspect it is probably a case of enough people 
> asking and Citrix approving.
> http://www.xen.org/products/xen_roadmap.html

Also remember that xen_roadmap.html is a list of _requests_, it doesn't
mean those features are going to be implemented.

If you want to make sure your $feature will be done, better start
working on it ;)

-- Pasi

> Rob
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ola.Torudbakken@xxxxxxx [mailto:Ola.Torudbakken@xxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 09 September 2009 14:35
> To: Robert Dunkley
> Subject: xen - rdma live migration support
> Hello,
> I?m a DE at Sun located at the European Design Center in Oslo, Norway,
> working on high-performance RDMA fabrics. What is the status of RDMA  
> Live
> Migration support in Xen?
>  From http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenRoadMap it appears
> that it is part of Xen4.0 release? When is that scheduled to be  
> released,
> and, is there a working prototype available?
> Thanks,
> Ola Torudbakken
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