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Title: Comparison of High Performance Network Options: EDR InfiniBand vs.100Gb RDMA Capable Ethernet

Abstract

These are the slides for a presentation at the HPC Mini Showcase. This is a comparison of two different high performance network options: EDR InfiniBand and 100Gb RDMA capable ethernet. The conclusion of this comparison is the following: there is good potential, as shown with the direct results; 100Gb technology is too new and not standardized, thus deployment effort is complex for both options; different companies are not necessarily compatible; if you want 100Gb/s, you must get it all from one place.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO (United States)
  3. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1304696
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-16-26126
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; Computer Hardware; Computer Science

Citation Formats

Kachelmeier, Luke Anthony, Van Wig, Faith Virginia, and Erickson, Kari Natania. Comparison of High Performance Network Options: EDR InfiniBand vs.100Gb RDMA Capable Ethernet. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1304696.
Kachelmeier, Luke Anthony, Van Wig, Faith Virginia, & Erickson, Kari Natania. Comparison of High Performance Network Options: EDR InfiniBand vs.100Gb RDMA Capable Ethernet. United States. doi:10.2172/1304696.
Kachelmeier, Luke Anthony, Van Wig, Faith Virginia, and Erickson, Kari Natania. 2016. "Comparison of High Performance Network Options: EDR InfiniBand vs.100Gb RDMA Capable Ethernet". United States. doi:10.2172/1304696. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1304696.
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title = {Comparison of High Performance Network Options: EDR InfiniBand vs.100Gb RDMA Capable Ethernet},
author = {Kachelmeier, Luke Anthony and Van Wig, Faith Virginia and Erickson, Kari Natania},
abstractNote = {These are the slides for a presentation at the HPC Mini Showcase. This is a comparison of two different high performance network options: EDR InfiniBand and 100Gb RDMA capable ethernet. The conclusion of this comparison is the following: there is good potential, as shown with the direct results; 100Gb technology is too new and not standardized, thus deployment effort is complex for both options; different companies are not necessarily compatible; if you want 100Gb/s, you must get it all from one place.},
doi = {10.2172/1304696},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 8
}

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