[Beowulf] Questions regarding interconnects
patrick at myri.com
Fri Mar 25 12:32:47 PST 2005
Olli-Pekka Lehto wrote:
> What do you see as the key differentiating factors in the quality of an
> MPI implementation? This far I have come up with the following:
Most of the time, the MPI implementation is not the factor driving
performance, the underlaying hardware is.
> Are there any NICs on the market which utilize the 10GBase-CX4 standard
Our next product, Myrinet 10G, speaks XAUI at the link level, and the
copper version use a CX4 port. With the default firmware, it is a
10GBase-CX4 NIC speaking Ethernet.
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