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January 22, 2020

Network core switches on the Frontera supercomputer

One of six Mellanox InfiniBand network core switches on the Frontera supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center, which route communication between the server nodes. Each cable can transfer data at the bandwidth of 200 gigabytes per second, with 600 cables per core switch.

[Frontera is funded by the National Science Foundation under grant OAC 1818253.]

Learn more about Frontera in the TACC news story Frontera named 5th fastest supercomputer in the world. (Date image taken: June 2019; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Jan. 22, 2020)

Credit: TACC

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