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I-D ACTION:draft-talpey-nfs-rdma-problem-statement-00.txt

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	Title		: NFS RDMA Problem Statement
	Author(s)	: T. Talpey, C. Juszczak
	Filename	: draft-talpey-nfs-rdma-problem-statement-00.txt
	Pages		: 15
	Date		: 2003-6-23
This draft addresses applying Remote Direct Memory Access to the
NFS protocols.  NFS implementations historically incur significant
overhead due to data copies on end-host systems, as well as other
sources.  The potential benefits of RDMA to these implementations
are explored, and the reasons why RDMA is especially well-suited to
NFS and network file protocols in general are evaluated.

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