[Beowulf]Infrastruture planning for small HPC 40/100 gigabyet eyhernet or Infiniband?

Kyle Spaans kspaans at student.math.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Jul 24 09:03:34 EDT 2008


On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 07:33:02AM -0500, Gerry Creager wrote:
> My next home will have multiple fiber pairs to high-use rooms, plus 
> convenience wireless.  I don't intend to pull copper through the walls.

Sorry, but won't you still have to pull fiber through the walls? Is fiber getting close enough to commodity pricing that it could overtake Cat[56] UTP ethernet cabling?
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