Electronic Design

InfiniBand Invades The VME VXS Realm

SBS Technologies' 2eSST-based VXS1 VITA 41 single-board computer features a Freescale MPC7447A G4 PowerPC processor with a 4× InfiniBand host adapter and dual Gigabit Ethernet ports. The IB4X-V41 is a 24-port, VITA 41-compliant, 4× InfiniBand switch that uses a single Mellanox InfiniScale III switch chip with a 480-Gbit/s aggregate bandwidth. The IB4X-V41-AC and VXS1IB110C cost $7500 and $5800, respectively. Both are available in conduction- and convection-cooled versions.


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