[rfc-dist] RFC 5040 on A Remote Direct Memory Access Protocol Specification

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        RFC 5040

        Title:      A Remote Direct Memory Access 
                    Protocol Specification 
        Author:     R. Recio, B. Metzler,
                    P. Culley, J. Hilland,
                    D. Garcia
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       October 2007
        Mailbox:    recio at us.ibm.com, 
                    bmt at zurich.ibm.com, 
                    paul.culley at hp.com, jeff.hilland at hp.com, 
                    Dave.Garcia at StanfordAlumni.org
        Pages:      66
        Characters: 142247
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-rddp-rdmap-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5040.txt

This document defines a Remote Direct Memory Access Protocol
(RDMAP) that operates over the Direct Data Placement Protocol (DDP
protocol).  RDMAP provides read and write services directly to
applications and enables data to be transferred directly into
Upper Layer Protocol (ULP) Buffers without intermediate data
copies.  It also enables a kernel bypass implementation.  

This document is a product of the Remote Direct Data Placement
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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