[Beowulf] Cluster Networking

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 11:45:34 PDT 2009

On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 12:56 PM, Carsten
Aulbert<carsten.aulbert at aei.mpg.de> wrote:
> I don't know, if the traffic between both nodes is limited by the
> bandwidth it will help, but if it's just latency it might be bad to use
> channel bonding as this usually takes up quite a bit of CPU power and I
> have no idea about the impact on latency.

I believe channel bonding boosts bandwidth but does not affect
latency. I have channel bonded my twin eth cards and did not see any
degradation in latency.


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