[Beowulf] Has DDR IB gone the way of the Dodo?

Scott Atchley atchley at myri.com
Fri Oct 3 14:47:05 EDT 2008


On Oct 3, 2008, at 2:24 PM, Bill Broadley wrote:

> QDR over fiber should be "reasonably priced", here's hoping that the  
> days of
> Myrinet 250MB/sec optical cables will return.
>
> Corrections/comments welcome.

I am not in sales and I have no access to pricing besides our list  
prices, but I am told that optical QSFP is getting very close to CX-4  
when you price NICs and cables (QSFP NICs cost less than CX-4 NICs,  
the cables are more, the total package is very close).

Scott
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