[Beowulf] 10GbE topologies for small-ish clusters?
landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Oct 12 10:58:58 EDT 2011
On 10/12/2011 10:52 AM, Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> First time I'm seriously pondering bringing 10GbE straight to compute
> nodes ...
> For 64 servers (32 to a cabinet) and an HPC system that spans two racks
> what would be the common 10 Gig networking topology be today?
> - One large core switch?
> - 48 port top-of-rack switches with trunking?
> - Something else?
What's the use case? Low latency, or simplified high bandwidth connection?
10GbE with 40GbE uplinks won't be cheap. But it would be doable.
Gnodal, Mellanox, and others would be able to do this.
> Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org sponsored by Penguin Computing
> To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf
Joseph Landman, Ph.D
Founder and CEO
Scalable Informatics Inc.
email: landman at scalableinformatics.com
web : http://scalableinformatics.com
phone: +1 734 786 8423 x121
fax : +1 866 888 3112
cell : +1 734 612 4615
Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org sponsored by Penguin Computing
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf
This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.
More information about the Beowulf