Intel® Cluster Checker v3.0 can detect the type of the InfiniBand Host Channel Adapter (HCA) that is installed in a cluster node. It can also determine what the expected performance for a given HCA is and use that performance to compare measured performance values with.
Intel® Cluster Checker v3.0 does not have the ability to detect the InfiniBand switch type and can, therefore, not determine what the maximum possible performance of the overall InfiniBand fabric can be.
Intel® Cluster Checker version 2.2 is an update in conjunction with Intel® Cluster Ready Architecture Specification version 1.3.1 release and also adds additional functions and capabilities.
Version 2.2 includes:
The Intel® Cluster Ready architecture specification version 1.3.1 has officially released as of July 2014. This is a minor update from version 1.3 with most of the changes between the versions are related to the following:
- removal of library or tool requirements based on analysis of Intel® Cluster Ready registered applications
- updated/refreshed required versions of key libraries and tools
Details of the updates to the architecture requirements:
4.2 Base Software Requirements