[Beowulf] Re: switching capacity terminology confusion

Håkon Bugge h-bugge at online.no
Fri Sep 18 09:31:56 EDT 2009


On Sep 18, 2009, at 14:11 , Rahul Nabar wrote:

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


You might check out the reports from the Tolly Group (www.tolly.com),  
they used to evaluate different eth switches. Not sure how un-biased  
they are though.


Håkon


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