[Beowulf] Intel buys QLogic InfiniBand business

Joshua mora acosta joshua_mora at usa.net
Mon Jan 23 15:02:12 PST 2012


Do you mean IB over QPI ?
Either way, High Node Count Coherence will be an issue.
In any case, by acquiring their IP it is a step forward towards SoC (System on
Chip). A preliminary step (building block) for the Exascale strategy and for
low cost enterprise/cloud solutions.

Joshua
------ Original Message ------
Received: 03:47 PM CST, 01/23/2012
From: Prentice Bisbal <prentice at ias.edu>
To: beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: Re: [Beowulf] Intel buys QLogic InfiniBand business

> 
> On 01/23/2012 04:19 PM, Mark Hahn wrote:
> >>
http://www.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/2012-01-23/intel_to_buy_qlogic_s_infiniband_business.html
> > wonder what Intel's thinking - could do some very interesting stuff,
> > but it would take a bit of charisma.  QPI-over-IB anyone?
> 
> That's what I'm thinking!
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