Dec 8, 2020
Interop Bulletin #3 explores the topic of PCIe® switches and reviews why certain complex system topologies involving switches need retimers to achieve optimal link performance.
Specifically, we demonstrate how Aries PCIe Smart Retimers support SRIS to ensure proper PCIe 4.0 data speeds in a scenario that includes a CPU to a retimer card to a switch within a JBOF.
Learn about PCIe® switches and why certain complex system topologies involving switches need retimers to achieve optimal link performance.
Learn more about Cloud-Scale Interop Testing
Why We Test
Interoperability testing of PCIe® retimers is critical for HPC and cloud applications to support new compute-intensive workloads – such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML).
Interop Testing for Enterprise NVMe SSD Deployments
Learn about some of the specific interop test cases required by our enterprise NVMe SSD customers.
Interop Testing for Popular Endpoints
Overview of some enterprise PCIe® 4.0 endpoints featured in the Aries PCIe Smart Retimer Interop Report and use cases that require unique test setups for specific device functionalities.
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