[Beowulf] Re: switching capacity terminology confusion

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 08:11:41 EDT 2009


On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Gerry Creager <gerry.creager at tamu.edu> wrote:

>
> With the POSSIBLE exception of the newer Nexus line from Cisco, I can't
> think of a reason I'd put a Cisco-labeled switch in my data center... except
> for a Linksys for non-critical applications.


Nexus is expensive though! They tell me that it approaches latencies
of Infiniband and is close to the operations of a lossless switch.
That's what I got from their sales guy. But again, we weren't ready to
pay the premium.

-- 
Rahul
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