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target channel adapter (TCA)

The Target ChannelAdapter (TCA) is a component of the InfiniBand via which disk and tape drives can be integrated into the network

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InfiniBand concept with HCA and TCA

InfiniBand concept with HCA and TCA

The TCA has its own I/O controller that translates the protocol of the respective device. Direct connections to the InfiniBand switches and the HostController Adapters (HCA) can be established via the interface.

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Englisch: target channel adapter - TCA
Updated at: 03.03.2008
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