[Beowulf] ethernet bonding performance comparison "802.3ad" vs Adaptive Load Balancing
siegert at sfu.ca
Thu Sep 18 08:57:56 PDT 2008
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 02:18:33PM +0100, John Hearns wrote:
> 2008/9/18 Eric Thibodeau <kyron at neuralbs.com>
> Wooo...I think I'll explore this then with my new machines, link
> aggregation on the head node will come in handy for diskless nodes ;)
> These days, would you not be better speccing a 10Gbps ethernet card,
> and a switch with a couple of 10Gbps ports?
Absolutely. That probably is cheaper than buying a switch that supports
bonding in a HPC sense (round-robin).
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