Interesting read - Canada's fastest computer...

Bill Broadley bill at math.ucdavis.edu
Wed Jul 30 15:06:05 EDT 2003


On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 09:09:47AM -0600, Robin Laing wrote:
> Here is a link about Canada's fastest cluster.  There is a link off of 
> the "McKenzie's" home page that explains how they worked out some of 
> the latency problems using low cost gig switches.  A complete 
> description of hardware is also included.
> 
> http://www.newsandevents.utoronto.ca/bin5/030721a.asp
> 
> The graphics of galaxy collisions are interesting as well.

Anyone have any idea what range of latencies and bandwidths are
observed on that machine (as visible to MPI)?


-- 
Bill Broadley
Mathematics
UC Davis
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