Ahead of SC17, Mellanox Launches Scalable 200G Switch Platforms

November 9, 2017

In the run-up to the annual supercomputing conference SC17 next week in Denver, Mellanox made a series of announcements today, including a scalable switch platf Read more…

By Doug Black

Tuning InfiniBand Interconnects Using Congestion Control

July 26, 2017

InfiniBand is among the most common and well-known cluster interconnect technologies. However, the complexities of an InfiniBand (IB) network can frustrate the Read more…

By Adam Dorsey

Intersect360 Survey Shows Continued InfiniBand Dominance

July 4, 2017

There were few surprises in Intersect360 Research’s just released report on interconnect use in HPC. InfiniBand and Ethernet remain the dominant protocols acr Read more…

By John Russell

Offloading vs. Onloading: The Case of CPU Utilization

June 18, 2016

One of the primary conversations these days in the field of networking is whether it is better to onload network functions onto the CPU or better to offload the Read more…

By Gilad Shainer, Mellanox

Mellanox Advances ‘In-Network Computing’ with ConnectX-5 Adapter

June 16, 2016

Networking specialist Mellanox has announced ConnectX-5, the next-generation of its 100G InfiniBand and Ethernet adapter line. The company says the new device will help organizations take advantage of real-time data processing for high performance computing (HPC), data analytics, machine learning, national security and ‘Internet of Things’ applications. ConnectX-5 was designed to connect with any computing infrastructure - x86, Power, GPU, ARM, and FPGA - and it employs a variety of offload engines, which can be classified into two camps. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

The Ultimate Debate – Interconnect Offloading Versus Onloading

April 12, 2016

The high performance computing market is going through a technology transition – the Co-Design transition. As has already been discussed in many articles, this transition has emerged in order to solve the performance bottlenecks of today’s infrastructures and applications, performance bottlenecks that were... Read more…

By Gilad Shainer, Mellanox

Mellanox Readies First 200 Gb/s Silicon Photonics Devices

March 22, 2016

At the Optical Fiber Conference taking place from March 22-24 in Anaheim, Calif., Mellanox is announcing an "important milestone" on the road to High Data Rate (HDR) 200Gb/s InfiniBand and Ethernet networks. At the trade show, the company is demonstrating 50 Gb/s silicon photonics optical modulators and detectors, which will comprise key elements of 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s LinkX cables and transceivers. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Mellanox Touts Arrival of Intelligent Interconnect

November 16, 2015

Intelligence and integration are the watchwords of an era in which the insatiable demand for faster, more powerful computers can no longer ride the coattails of Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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