New Enhancements Boost Chelsio’s 40Gbps T5 Adapter Capabilities

July 27, 2015

The release of three new software enhancements adds even more capabilities to Chelsio Communications’ powerful Terminator 5 (T5) ASIC. The T5 is a fifth ge Read more…

Chelsio Looks to Close Ethernet-InfiniBand Gap

January 24, 2013

This week Chelsio Communications unveiled its latest Ethernet adapter ASIC, which brings 40 gigabit speeds to its RDMA over TCP/IP (iWARP) portfolio. The fifth-generation silicon, dubbed Terminator T5, brings bandwidth and latency within spitting distance of FDR InfiniBand, and according to Chelsio, will actually outperform its IB competition on real-world HPC codes. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Chelsio T4 Adapters Deliver Industry Leading Performance for High Performance Computing

July 18, 2011

High Performance Computing cluster architectures are moving away from proprietary and expensive networking technologies towards Ethernet as the performance/latency of TCP/IP continues to lead the way.  InfiniBand, the once-dominant interconnect technology for HPC applications leveraging Message Passing Interface (MPI) and remote direct memory access (RDMA), has now been supplanted as the preferred networking protocol in these environments. <br /> Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Powering HPC Locally and in the Cloud with 10 GbE

October 5, 2010

Tom Statchura from Intel attended the IDF 2010 in San Francisco this year where he aided in the demonstration of an ideal scenario for HPC in the cloud—what is most frequently referred to as “bursting” to gain additional capacity. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Intel’s 10 Gigabit Ethernet Boost Pushes out InfiniBand

May 3, 2010

Chipmaker places bets on 10GE and QPI. Read more…

By Nebojsa Novakovic

Remote Direct Memory Access Networking for HPC: Comparative Review of 10GbE iWARP and InfiniBand

February 24, 2010

Cluster computing systems have caused disruptive changes in the HPC market. One consequence of the range of requirements for cluster networking is that the leading interconnects in HPC are Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), which is based on Ethernet networking standard, and InfiniBand, delivering upwards of 10X performance vs. GbE. Both show significant deployment in HPC. Read more…

By Saqib Jang

OpenFabrics Alliance Weaves Its Story at SC09

November 15, 2009

We have developed something of a tradition at HPCwire in the weeks leading up to each year's SC conference; we interview the chairman of the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA). Jim Ryan of Intel has been the OFA's chair all these years, and our annual interview with Jim was as interesting as ever. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

An Ethernet Protocol for InfiniBand

May 21, 2009

The upcoming IEEE standard for Data Center Bridging -- a.k.a. converged enhanced Ethernet -- could pave the way for a new low-latency RDMA over Ethernet protocol that leaves iWARP in the dust and provides a seamless way to integrate InfiniBand into the datacenter. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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