[Beowulf] Intel buys QLogic InfiniBand business

Lux, Jim (337C) james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Tue Jan 24 11:21:54 EST 2012



On 1/24/12 4:48 AM, "Douglas Eadline" <deadline at eadline.org> wrote:

>
>> Inevitably, though, massively parallel interconnects (all boxes
>>connected
>> to all other boxes) won't scale.
>>
>Indeed, when thinking about scale I always end up thinking about
>the masters of scale -- ants
>
>--

Unfortunately, ants only run a small set of specialized codes, and are not
the generalized computing resource that we're looking for (and, frankly,
don't yet know how to effectively use, if it were to exist)

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