back to article Nvidia turns to optical trickery to boost long-haul InfiniBand performance

Nvidia says users can now extend their 400Gbps InfiniBand networks even farther with the launch of its MetroX-3 long-haul system, which boosts the range of its Quantum-2 switches to 25 miles or 40 kilometers. Nvidia sees two major use cases for the tech: the first is high-speed workload migration between physically disparate …

  1. Korev Silver badge
    Boffin

    Another potential usecase, split your HPC in two with half in a back up location. If things go TITSUP then you still have half a cluster. The MPI latency between the sites might screw some codes though.

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