[Beowulf] NFS HPC survey results.

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Jul 21 16:34:29 PDT 2016

Thanks so much Bill, very much appreciated!

On 21/07/16 09:19, Bill Broadley wrote:

> 15) If IB what transport (10 responses)
>     100% IPoIB
>        0% Other

I learnt of one group yesterday who have recently started using NFS over
RDMA over "IB over IP" (what used to be called RoCE) on 100gigE Mellanox
gear.  It's too early to know how stable it is but they do report much
improved performance, especially with latency.

All the best,
 Christopher Samuel        Senior Systems Administrator
 VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
 Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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