[Beowulf] Re: next gen / parallel processing

Ed Karns edkarns at firewirestuff.com
Mon Apr 3 12:57:20 PDT 2006


" ... the HyperTransport Consortium is weeks away from launching HT  
3.0, which is expected to at least double the bandwidth of that  
interconnect while lowering latency and leaving the underlying  
protocol largely unaltered. ..." From http://www.eetimes.com/news/ 
latest/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=181502574 ... article on Cray's  
latest efforts.

This next generation of parallel processing scenarios appears  
dovetail nicely with the Beowulf concept. Anyone looking into this?

Ed Karns
FireWireStuff.com

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