InfinBand Strikes Back

Infiniband, a technology that offers the promise of lower latency for high speed computing applications is making inroads according to analyst reports and the Infiniband Trade Association (IBTA).

“Ethernet just can’t scale efficiently — this is really becoming important with Intel Nehalem, as some supercomputer sites were waiting on Nehalem,” IBTA spokesperson Brian Sparks told InternetNews.com. “Lots of people deploying Nehalem in HPC clusters are using 40 Gbps with Infiniband to connect and that speed has been available for almost a year now.” Full Story

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About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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