Monthly Archives: January 2013

Fat-tree and Torus Articles Now Available at

In case you wanted something more than an informal introduction into the world of fat-tree and torus networks — here you are. A formal problem statement (and solution!) in an academic form is given in these two articles hosted at … Continue reading

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Cluster Design Tools Updated (ver. 0.8.1a)

A new version of Cluster Design Tools was made available for download today. The change concerns the UPS sizing algorithm, making it yet more optimal.      

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Real Cost Comparison of Fat-tree and Torus Networks

Thanks to Mellanox Technologies, our tool that designs fat-tree and torus networks now operates with real life prices for InfiniBand hardware. Mellanox kindly provided list prices for the previous generation of switches, InfiniBand QDR: these figures are not likely to … Continue reading

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