[Beowulf] which 24 port unmanaged GigE switch?

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Fri Apr 2 17:32:46 EDT 2010


David Mathog wrote:
> Which of these would be good for a cluster?  Reliability is more
> important here than speed, not that I'm looking for slow.  It should not
> burn up if the jobs move data through all ports near full capacity for
> hours or days at a time!
> 
> NETGEAR JGS524 
> D-Link DGS-1024D 
> SMC EZ Switch SMCGS24 
> HP J9078A
> 
> The D-link and Netgear are within $10 of each other after the rebate on
> the latter, both are about $60 less than the SMC and HP.

I am biased.  Get the HP.

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