[Beowulf] Re: Comparison of high performance interconnects

Dan.Kidger at quadrics.com Dan.Kidger at quadrics.com
Wed Apr 23 01:22:36 PDT 2008


You also need to state what *size* cluster you are targeting.
Some interconnects can provide hardware broadcast and do adaptive routing - features which only start to show significant application speedup at larger job sizes.

caveat: slightly biased view - I work for a vendor


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From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] On Behalf Of andrew holway
Sent: 22 April 2008 18:21
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Subject: [Beowulf] Re: Comparison of high performance interconnects

I neglected to add, across a range of different codes.

On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 5:35 PM, andrew holway <andrew at moonet.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
>  Has anyone got a benchmark comparison of IB vs 1Ge vs Myri or so?
>  Ta
>  Andy
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