Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA)

2021-05-06T14:04:07+00:00

Bookmarks Limitations Pricing An Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA) is a network device that you can attach to your Amazon EC2 instance to accelerate High Performance Computing (HPC) and machine learning applications. An EFA is an Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) with an additional OS-bypass functionality.  How It Works EFA integrates with  Libfabric 1.9.0 and it supports Open MPI 4.0.2 and Intel MPI 2019 Update 6 for HPC applications, and  Nvidia Collective Communications Library (NCCL) for machine learning applications. With an EFA, HPC applications use Intel Message Passing Interface (MPI) or Nvidia Collective Communications Library (NCCL) to [...]