[rescue] Gigabit Ethernet (Copper) Switch Advice SOught

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 20 11:32:59 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, August 20, 2003, at 08:46 AM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> Now, with 768K +/- DSL, do I need 1000 Mb/sec networking? No, but do I
> like the IDEA of a gigabit network, YES. It is better if it has any
> chance of approaching 1000 Mb/sec "bursts".
> In my mind, I see a parallel "server to server" network working at 1000
> Mb/sec speeds, with desktops hanging off 100 Mb/sec Fast Ethernet...

   Indeed, I really liked the performance increase when I first put my 
desktop workstation (an SGI Indigo2 at the time) on the FDDI ring with 
my local web cache.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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