[Beowulf] thunderbolt?

Hearns, John john.hearns at mclaren.com
Sat Feb 26 05:54:18 PST 2011

> anyone have non-vapid info about thunderbolt?
> I can't really figure it out - it appears to be somewhat dumbed down
> (not even as network-like as USB).  is the advantage that it's
> supposed to be cheap (compared to 10G ethernet, I suppose)?
> or cooler (10GT is down to <10W, isn't it?)
Interesting article from The Register:


100 metres possible over optical in the future, and it was intended as a
LAN replacement.
I wonder when we will see these features?

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