[Beowulf] cpu's versus gpu's - was Intel buys QLogic InfiniBand business

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Thu Jan 26 17:48:55 PST 2012


> Larrabee indeed resembles itanium to some extend, but not quite.

wow, that has to be your most loosely-tethered-to-reality statement yet!
it's true that Larrabee and Itanium are very close 
in the number of letters in their name.

> Infiniband is meant for HPC and uses MPI protocol to communicate.

no and no.


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