fast blackplanes (was Re: Experience with SMC 8624T L2 switches and nics)
patrick at myri.com
Wed Feb 26 16:01:21 PST 2003
On Wed, 2003-02-26 at 17:44, Dale Harris wrote:
> Off hand, it appears now to be cheaper per port to go with Myrinet with a
> high number of nodes (128+ node cluster), than it is with a big GigE
> capable switch.
In a few months, we will start to ship switch blades with GigE port on
them. Cost model: roughly $500 per port. That should drive the price per
node of large GigE cluster down.
Patrick Geoffray, Phd
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