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November 05, 2010
USENIX LISA 2010 is a conference covering large installation systems administration. Keep up-to-date on all SearchNetworking.com coverage from San Jose here, and don't miss a single update from USENIX LISA 2010.
October 19, 2010
At the Interop New York 2010 conference, data center network convergence strategies will be discussed, but users aren't yet ready to invest or even choose which data center network convergence strategy they believe in.
July 15, 2010
With very little fanfare, Oracle has launched a 72-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet top-of-rack switch, blowing other solutions out of the water. The switch is part of Oracle's strategy to integrate everything from applications and servers to network and ...
June 22, 2010
40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet ratification means that vendors can roll out standardized 40 and 100 GbE switching products with enormous speed, but users are likely to hold off until prices come down and the need for performance is greater.
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This tip reviews how 10Base-T cable developed and what the elements of the term mean. It also reviews the variations of this cabling type and how they are used now. Continue Reading
Cloud computing network architecture is moving toward a flat, leaf-spine topology, enabling reduced latency and balancing bandwidth, providing any-to-any connectivity within and between servers. Learn more in this primer. Continue Reading
Unified data center fabrics combine FCoE and data center bridging to enable SAN and LAN traffic to run on the same physical network, simplifying network architecture and resulting in savings. This unified data center fabric primer runs down the ... Continue Reading
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In any data center with 10 Gigabit Ethernet, IT professionals must decide whether optical fiber or copper cables will best support their networking equipment. Solutions vary in terms of maximum interconnect distance, power and heat, signal latency, ... Continue Reading
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Migrating to 40 GbE will require network performance testing that will take into consideration backplane throughput, jitter and the needs of an FCoE environment. Continue Reading
Managing virtualization networking is a real challenge for network admins since they often don't have control of virtual network switches and the traffic that runs inside servers. But there are some solutions by way of virtualization networking ... Continue Reading
Cisco UCS testing results from the Tolly Group indicate that throughput is much lower than Cisco claims. Tolly claims Cisco unified computing architecture relies on oversubscribed blade servers and clumsy external switches. Continue Reading
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It will take time for super-fast data center Ethernet technologies to evolve, so managers of data center networks must optimize existing Ethernet through a series of strategies that range from choosing very large switches to isolating storage ... Continue Reading
When it comes to benchmarking core switches, network managers find that testing tools are costly, so it may be worth using switch traffic modeling for testing core switch performance. Continue Reading
Testing 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches means going beyond just speed to examine potential latency. Testing 10 gigabit Ethernet switch latency requires choosing the right switches and testing tools and recreating your track flow in just the right way. Continue Reading