Over at the Mellanox Blog, Scot Schultz writes that Mellanox has released “Deploying HPC Clusters with Mellanox InfiniBand Interconnect Solutions,” a guide on how to design, build, and test an HPC cluster.
High-performance simulations require the most efficient compute platforms. The execution time of a given simulation depends upon many factors, such as the number of CPU/GPU cores and their utilization factor and the interconnect performance, efficiency, and scalability. Efficient high-performance computing systems require high-bandwidth, low-latency connections between thousands of multi-processor nodes, as well as high-speed storage systems.
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