[Beowulf] Demo-cluster ideas
olli-pekka.lehto at csc.fi
Mon Feb 1 12:00:55 PST 2016
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> From: "Douglas Eadline" <deadline at eadline.org>
> To: "doug lattman" <doug.lattman at L-3com.com>
> Cc: "olli-pekka lehto" <olli-pekka.lehto at csc.fi>, beowulf at beowulf.org
> Sent: Monday, 1 February, 2016 19:12:21
> Subject: Re: [Beowulf] Demo-cluster ideas
>> What about Broadcom ethernet chips?
> Good option, hard to find on the low-cost SFF boards, however.
> As a matter of fact, I wish there were more options
> for on-board Ethernet chip sets. I use and
> test mostly top-tier mostly microATX boards for
> my Limulus desk-side clusters.
We're already set on the hardware side as we have some sponsored
Intel NUCs (NUC5i7RYH). Seems like a good piece of kit and has the
Intel chipset. Really looking forward to also testing how it measures
up to our E5v3 -based IB-cluster and Cray.
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