From: Axel Kohlmeyer (akohlmey_at_gmail.com)
Date: Tue Aug 11 2009 - 11:25:25 CDT
On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 4:02 PM, Prakash
> Does anyone here use 10GbE interconnect between compute nodes to run NAMD
> jobs? What kind of performance improvements can be expected compared to a
> Gig ethernet network?
the improvements should be very little. your main problem are the
by the TCP/IP protocol. current myrinet is also using 10GigE fabric
but uses special
switches and an MPI library that bypasses the TCP/IP layer.
-- Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer akohlmey_at_gmail.com Institute for Computational Molecular Science College of Science and Technology Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.
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