Don Becker will give a brief review of the Interconnect and Switch Fabric Market. Don is one of the world experts on Network Drivers for Linux and creator of the first Commerical Cluster Management Software, SCYLD
Foundry Networks and Inmon Corporation will provide a technology brief on sFlow – a new network monitoring technology. sFlow provides a network-wide view of user level traffic flows. sFlow is a scalable technique for measuring network traffic, collecting, storing, and analyzing network traffic data. sFlow allows administrators of Supercomputing Clusters to understand possible congestion points within their application traffic flow information and to analysis traffic flows to ensure correct cluster operation.
The BWBUG for the month of November was very sucessful.
Cray Henry from the DoD HPCMP was very informative. There was a lively crowd with great questions. There were over 30 folks that dialed in to the meeting most of whom had the slides in advance and we recieved some good feed back from them. Joab Jackson one of the editors of the Government Computer News, who is a frequent attendee of the BWBUG, wrote an article about the meeting. Please go to GCN Article. Article