[Beowulf] ethernet bonding performance comparison "802.3ad" vs Adaptive Load Balancing

Eric Thibodeau kyron at neuralbs.com
Wed Sep 17 21:14:41 EDT 2008


Rahul Nabar wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 7:23 PM, Eric Thibodeau <kyron at neuralbs.com> wrote:
>   
>> Rahul Nabar wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 4:05 PM, Eric Thibodeau <kyron at neuralbs.com> wrote:
>> Well, I don't have "bondable" hardware so I'm really interested in how you
>> technically manage this one at the end.
>>     
> The more I do this, the more I get this uneasy feeling that this
> hasn't been done much before? :) Not too many guides that bond for
> bandwidth-aggregation. None at all for strict peer-to-peer
> bandwidth-aggregation. Am I trying to do the impossible?
>
> Most people seem to use bonding for fault tolerance or a one-to-many
> communication pipe.I really need more anecdotes and comments from
> other guys who successfully use bonding.
>   
It probably has to do with people wanting lower latency more than higher 
bandwidth.

Eric
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