Grid computing’s 6th week provided a look into clusters, specifically: Clusters vs Grids Benchmarking techniques Cluster and Grid programming environments Discussion of a cluster implementation method, Beowulf described how some clusters differ. A key characteristic of clusters is their interconnect technologies, some of the options are: Fast Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet 10 Gigabit Ethernet Myrianet Infiniband For a detailed list and comparison: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_device_bandwidths#Local_area_networks It is also worth noting that latency can.. Read More