[Beowulf] 10gig CX4 switches

Tom Pierce thpierce at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 10:20:06 PDT 2008

I have Cat6 cabling on the cluster. Would any of the 10 Gb switches use Cat6
cable, or is 10Gb still locked into Cx4/fiber?


On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 10:03 AM, John Hearns <hearnsj at googlemail.com>wrote:

> 2008/9/16 Greg Lindahl <lindahl at pbm.com>
>> I have a bunch of 1gig switches with CX4 10gig uplinks (and empty X2
>> ports) and it's time to buy a 10gig switch. Has anyone done a recent
>> survey of the market? I don't need any layer-3 features, just layer-2.
>> Have a look at the Quadrics switches.
> The smaller TG201 switch would fit the bill nicely for you - you get get it
> in two variants, one with 24x copper ports and one with 12x copper ports and
> 12x empty ports for GBICs.
> They're pretty cost effective,
> John Hearns
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