[Beowulf] Intel buys QLogic InfiniBand business
Lux, Jim (337C)
james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Tue Jan 24 00:53:14 EST 2012
Inevitably, though, massively parallel interconnects (all boxes connected
to all other boxes) won't scale.
On 1/23/12 9:32 PM, "Mark Hahn" <hahn at mcmaster.ca> wrote:
>>>> 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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