Network RAM : Comm. issues

Kevin Van Workum vanw at
Mon Sep 17 08:35:40 PDT 2001


Have you looked at the GAMMA project? Sound's like what they are doing.


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Kevin Van Workum
Vice President and Co-Founder
Tsunamic Technologies Inc.

On Mon, 17 Sep 2001, Amber Palekar wrote:

> Hi,
>    We are planning to implement Network RAM as our
> syllabus project . Could someone suggest some
> communication mechanisms for passing messages over the
> ethernet ( which is what we are restricting ourselves
> to) . We are initially restricting to using RAW
> sockets only but are in a fix about what to use in the
> subsequent prototypes. Should MPIs and VIAs be looked
> at or could we develop our own protocol at the device
> driver level ? ( as we're restricitng ourselves to
> ethernet only .) Any other pointers for Network RAM
> implemntation would be of great help !
> Amber
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