[Beowulf] Infiniband Support ?

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Tue May 27 08:18:52 PDT 2014

On 05/26/2014 04:50 AM, amjad ali wrote:
> Dear All,
> We have a small cluster of 16 nodes (single socket) with Intel S3210SH
> motherboards. Does it fully support to connect these nodes with infiniband
> switch and also installing the relevant iniband host adapter/interface cards?
> Is it worth to add such an high speed interconnect for such a general purpose
> cluster?
> If there is no support possible with infiniband then can we plan for any other
> high speed interconnect technology like Myrinet, Quadrics etc.
> Regards,
> Amjad Ali

FWIW - I've had reasonable success buying DDR IB hardware off of ebay for 
pretty cheap to add to our existing older hardware.

Orion Poplawski
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