High Speed Beowulf Cluster using gigabit ethernet

W Bauske wsb at paralleldata.com
Mon Feb 4 16:30:30 EST 2002


Felix Rauch wrote:
> 
> So, if you really have an application that needs Gigabit/s speeds on
> some nodes, then you should make sure that your switch can handle that
> load. You can only do this by measurements, as the technical
> descriptions are not always right.
> 

I agree. But, even if it can only sustain one connection, that $129
can transfer around 8.5TB per day at 100MB/sec. Pretty good buy in my book. 
YMMV.

Wes
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