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I-D ACTION:draft-callaghan-nfsdirect-00.txt

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	Title		: NFS Direct Data Placement
	Author(s)	: B. Callaghan, T. Talpey
	Filename	: draft-callaghan-nfsdirect-00.txt
	Pages		: 7
	Date		: 2003-5-15
The RDMA transport for ONC RPC supports direct data placement for NFS
data.  Direct data placement not only reduces the amount of data that
needs to be copied in an NFS call, but allows much of the data
movement over the network to be implemented in RDMA hardware. This
draft describes the use of direct data placement by means of server-
initiated RDMA Writes into client-supplied buffers in a Write list
for implementations of NFS versions 2, 3, and 4 over an RDMA

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