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Status Not under consideration
Workspace SevOne
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 4, 2023

Adding Functionalities to Instana to satisfy the needs of the future AI Data Center Networking base on Compute Express Link CXL Devices based on CXL 3.0 and CXl 4.0

Enabling Instana Networking for the future AI Data center based on the CXL 3.0 is built upon the IBM OpenCAPI, but CXL3 and CXL 4 have more speeds and will achieve the following:

1- Enabling the Interconnection between IBM LinuxONE and Exa scale AI Data Centers based on Nvidia DGX H100 based on Nvidia H100 GPUs and Intel Xeon Scalable Processor (Now, Xeon Scalable Processor 4 supports CXL 1.1 , but in the future versions they will support CXL 2.0 or CXL 3.0).

2- Enabling the interconnection between the IBM Z LinuxONE and the future versions of IBM Power Systems, the interconnection can achieve the Memory Area Network, which will push the integration between the IBM z Linux ONE and IBM Power to the Next level of Future AI Data centers.

3- Enabling the IBM z LinuxONE interconnections with the CXL 3.0 or CXL 4.0 Networking Hierarchical Switches, which enable the CXL Devices, e.g. FPGA Devices, Memory Devices, Data Storage Devices and other futuristic devices.

CXL 3.0 has advanced specifications as mentioned in the following document:

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2023

    Thanks a lot for the details and clarifications.


    can you please have a look and assess if this could be accomplished with SevOne offering?

  • Guest
    Feb 18, 2023

    Dear Maria Elena,

    Kindly, We are concentrated on the monitoring of the Environment and the sensors , Specifically CXL 3.0 or CXL 4.0 Hierarchical Software defined switches based on Future Power 11 systems ( which we already suggest an idea about that), CXL attached Software defined memory devices, Virtual Machines inside Intel IPUs in Edge Computing , Nvidia DGX H100 Virtual GPUs AI Workloads, and Nvidia DPUs as shown in the following hyper link

  • Guest
    Feb 17, 2023

    Can you please clarify what exactly you are asking for?

    Are you asking for Instana sensors to work in that networking environment or are you asking for monitoring such environment?