[Fwd: Re: 32-port gigabit switch]

Justin Moore justin at cs.duke.edu
Thu Mar 6 18:18:05 EST 2003


> Additionally the latency on Gigabit is simply to high for large
> clusters.  Remember on clusters latency is more important than
> throughput.

   Be careful ... I think I hear Rob Brown furiously typing up an "it
depends" response (and I'm a few buildings away).  You shouldn't say
these kinds of things on the beowulf list unless your mail server is
ready to be "rgb-dot'ed". :)

[ clickity click click clickity click ... ]

-jdm

Department of Computer Science, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0129
Email:	justin at cs.duke.edu
Web:	http://www.cs.duke.edu/~justin/
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