fast blackplanes (was Re: Experience with SMC 8624T L2 switches and nics)

Eray Ozkural exa at ttnet.net.tr
Wed Feb 26 19:18:53 EST 2003


On Thursday 27 February 2003 00:44, Dale Harris wrote:
>
> Yeah, that'd be nice if someone had those resources.
>
> Off hand, it appears now to be cheaper per port to go with Myrinet with a
> high number of nodes (128+ node cluster), than it is with a big GigE
> capable switch.
>

And what do you recommend for 48 or 64 ports? We had a lot of trouble with the 
prices of 3COM stackable switches in that range.

Thanks,

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