[Beowulf] Infiniband range extenders

Michael Di Domenico mdidomenico4 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 10:26:39 EDT 2009


If you're talking about pushing just a workstation 200meters away from
the core network, then Obisidian longbow's are probably your best bet

http://www.obsidianresearch.com/products/c-series.html

We've used them on the SCINet network at SuperComputing for the past
few years without issue.



On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 5:59 AM, Hearns, John <john.hearns at mclaren.com> wrote:
> My Google-fu is failing me today.
> If I wanted to run an Infiniband link over a distance of 200 or 300
> metres, what would the
> options be?
>
> There is LX fibre in place, and the connection would be between a switch
> and a card in
> a remote machine.
>
> John Hearns
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