Why using Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) can help improve I/O performance and Reduce Costs

By Philippe Legros, Product Design Architect, PLDA

Introduction

While server virtualization is being widely deployed in an effort to reduce costs and optimize data center resource usage, an additional key area where virtualization has an opportunity to shine is in the area of I/O performance and its role in enabling more efficient application execution.

 

Empower Virtualization with SR-IOV by PLDA

PLDA announces enhanced SR-IOV support in their XpressRICH3 PCI Express Gen3 IP Solution, providing up to 512 virtual functions on a single PCIe instance. PLDA’s SR-IOV solution accelerates development of virtualized applications through use of an industry standard, easy-to-configure PCI Express interface.