[Beowulf] Intel buys QLogic InfiniBand business
hahn at mcmaster.ca
Tue Jan 24 00:32:08 EST 2012
>>> but it would take a bit of charisma. QPI-over-IB anyone?
>> That's what I'm thinking!
> Numascale does this already with SCI
it's easy to source and build pretty big IB systems;
how much so with SCI?
I actually like the idea of high-fanout-distributed-router systems,
but they seem prepetually exotic. where are the hypercubes, FNNs?
afaikt, commodification of IB has snuffed topology as a design issue,
except for cray/BG/k machine-level projects.
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