Broadcom vs Mellanox based platforms

Nick Hilliard nick at
Mon Jun 4 19:25:03 UTC 2018

Kasper Adel wrote on 04/06/2018 06:41:
> Assuming these vendors give the same SDK and similar documentation/support,
> then what would be comparison points to consider, other than the obvious
> (price, features, bps, pps).

power draw.  Depending on your hosting costs, the differences in power 
draw between each chipset may impact the total cost of ownership over 
the accounting depreciation period of the kit.  It's worth measuring and 
putting into your costs analysis.


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