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SR-IOV (Single Root I/O Virtualization)


Term
SR-IOV (Single Root I/O Virtualization)

Abbreviation
SR-IOV

Definition
The SR-IOV (Single Root I/O Virtualization) interface is an extension to the PCIe (PCI Express) specification. SR-IOV allows a device, such as a network adapter, to separate access to its resources among various PCIe hardware functions.

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