[Beowulf] AMD’s Direct Connect Architecture
lindahl at pathscale.com
Thu Jul 1 13:29:15 PDT 2004
On Thu, Jul 01, 2004 at 10:27:51AM -0500, Richard Walsh wrote:
> Yes, yes .... I was trying to point out the potential
> for confusion in looking just at the board and created by
> the fact that SMP-like sharing of hardware is blurring as
> designs share more or less of the components on a board,
SMP is SMP, and message passing is message passing. From a programming
model view, the two are very different. So I don't think anything is
> Is a dual Opteron motherboard with a memory channel from
> each processor to its own memory and also hypertransport
> memory sharing a 2-way system or just 2 1-way systems
> on the same board?
It's a 2 cpu SMP system with a NUMA memory system.
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