Schlumberger uses IBM System Networking RackSwitch for HPC
To support high performance computing environment
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Schlumberger Limited is the world’s leading oilfield services company,supplying technology information solutions that optimize reservoir performance for customers working in the oil and gas industry operatingin 80 countries.
Schlumberger tested and approved the IBM System Networking®RackSwitch™ 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch for its high performance computing(HPC) environment after determining that the RackSwitch delivers 10 GbE performance on a par with, and in some instances better than,InfiniBand.
This solution brief paper highlights why and how Schlumberger came to this conclusion. It also reveals the experiences they had in finding a solution that effectively supported their HPC requirements.