[FoRK] Amazon S3 storage service

Eugen Leitl < eugen at leitl.org > on > Thu Mar 16 12:17:43 PST 2006

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 02:49:33PM -0500, Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> 
> On Mar 16, 2006, at 1:11 PM, Kevin Elliott wrote:
> >Cause they'd be slower than snot?  Lack of DMA is murder for over  
> >all performance.

I missed that post.
 
> Depending on the infrastructure, you can DMA over a network, because  
> it's not that much slower (in some cases faster) than the memory bus.

Yeah, DMA NICs and zero-copy network stacks are not unheard-of.

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