[Beowulf] fast interconnects

Mikhail Kuzminsky kus at free.net
Fri May 26 08:11:09 PDT 2006

In message from Mark Hahn <hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca> (Mon, 22 May 2006 
14:55:34 -0400 (EDT)):
> ...
>- IB seems to be squeezed between cheap 1G (which is dirt cheap
>and The Right Choice for most clusters), and the onset of 10G (which >could satisfy the subset of bandwidth-intense clusters.) would there >be a reason to choose IB if the eth world suddenly started shipping >10gbase-t in volume with switches costing, say,

I have today proposal for some 24-port IB switch for about $3700. And
if take into account more cheap free-memory Mellanox NICs, IB per port
will cost lower !

Mikhail Kuzminsky
Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry

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