The Intel® Cluster Ready architecture specification version 1.3.1 has officially released as of July 2014. This is a minor update from version 1.3 with most of the changes between the versions are
InfiniBand* is a network communications protocol commonly used in the HPC area because the protocol offers very high throughput.
This article enumerates the recommended steps to enable Lustre on the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor.
The InfiniBand subnet manager (OpenSM) assigns Local IDentifiers (LIDs) to each port connected to the InfiniBand fabric, and develops a routing table based off of the assigned LIDs.