[Beowulf] 2.6.11 is out; with InfiBand support

Mark Hahn hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Thu Mar 3 17:24:06 PST 2005

> Supposedly the "memory free" PCI-E HCA's that use host memory, rather
> than on-board sram, should move prices towards $100 sometime this
> year - we'll see (landed on motherboard pricing at ~ $70, see
>    http://www.mellanox.com/news/press/pr_030105.html)

the IB world (still consting only of Mellanox chips, right?) 
has done a good job pushing down adapter prices.  

can anyone comment on trends in switch pricing?

thanks, mark hahn.

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