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Re: Gigabit ethernet advice

Aaron Grant <aaronkgrant@yahoo.com> schrieb/wrote:
> I would appreciate any advice that people might have
> about gigabit ethernet.  What sort of performance
> boost can I realistically expect?  What particular
> NIC's and/or switches seem to work well?

We've got these very nice SysKonnect (http://www.syskonnect.com) gigabit
adapters on our cluster. Together with a Cisco switch we get a MPI
app-to-app latency of roughly 45 µs, using the standard Linux net
driver and mpich. 


Dipl.-Inf. Christian Kauhaus                               <><
Lehrstuhl Rechnerarchitektur und -kommunikation 
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