[Beowulf] IB switches: managed or not?

Greg Lindahl greg.lindahl at qlogic.com
Tue Mar 6 06:34:00 EST 2007


On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 12:06:07AM +1100, Andrew Robbie (GMail) wrote:

> But, a managed name brand switch seems to cost a lot
> more than a non-managed one using the Mellanox reference design kit
> (rebadged, but I suspect made by Flextronics...).

Andrew,

I know of at least 2 "name brand" unmanaged IB switches, one from QLogic
(24 ports) and one from Microway (36 ports). I think Cisco resells
the QLogic switch, and perhaps Voltaire has something similar.

For larger switches the management board is a tiny fraction of the
price.

-- greg


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