Myrinet vs Infiniband

A few comment on myrinet vs Infiniband

Myrinet Infiniband
HCA port 1/2 2
connect type Fibre copper
max switch ports 128/256(soon) 288
speed 2gbps 8gbps
local memory 2/4 MB 128/256MB

The dual ports in HCA can be used to construct a Highly Available Network. Because of the cost most cluster only use one port in HCA, myrinet provide one port HCA, the dual port HCA in IB , one port is not used.

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One Response to Myrinet vs Infiniband

  1. Wes Felter says:

    Infiniband is 8Gbps.

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