Systems with Maximum 486 Nodes (1 to 27 Cabinets, 36-Port Switches and 108-Port Switches) - Aster Appliances

Aster Appliance 5 Platform Hardware Installation Guide

Aster Appliances
February 2018
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The Mellanox 36-port switch is cabled sequentially. Start with the lowest node cabinet number, lowest node and end with the highest node cabinet number, highest node. The network uses the Mellanox InfiniBand Dual 56 Gb adapter in the node slot 5 with port 1 connecting to network 0 and port 2 connecting to network 1.

108-Port InfiniBand Switch Cabinet

InfiniBand Switch Cabling for Systems with Maximum 486 Nodes

  • Consists of twenty-seven processing/storage cabinets plus optional Platform Framework Cabinets.
  • If the system is included in a UDA environment, some ports on the InfiniBand switch are used for UDA connections. The number of ports needed depends on the UDA configuration. For more information, see the Teradata Unified Data Architecture InfiniBand and Server Management Configuration Guide, B035-6001.