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BlueField is currently shipping in "smart NICs" and should be shipping as the host processor in storage appliances by the end of the year. It seems to be the cheapest and lowest-power option at the moment for getting PCIe gen 4 IO, compared to IBM's POWER9. They definitely abandoned the approach of having a very large number of weak cores after being acquired, but they're still using a mesh interconnect based on the Tilera IP.



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