[Beowulf] using two separate networks for different data streams

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pathscale.com
Mon Jan 30 00:13:59 EST 2006


On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 09:36:03PM -0500, Mark Hahn wrote:

> I tend to think of IB as mainly for high-bandwidth, since afaikt its 
> latency isn't even as good as myri 2g (mx, 3 us).  to say nothing of 
> myri 10g, quadrics, numalink, sci.

I know some people don't think of InfiniPath as being InfiniBand, but
really, Mark, I didn't think you were one of them! ;-)

In any case, yes, you are correct for Mellanox InfiniBand HCAs, but
not for InfiniPath.

-- greg

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