InfinBand Strikes Back
May 27, 2009 Leave a comment
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