There are two basic types of addresses used in Local Area Networking (LAN): logical addresses and physical addresses. Ethernet is the most common LAN and is the example used in this document. Understanding the differences of how the two addresses are used is the focus of this discussion.
Bottlenecks can lurk inside a high-speed 10 GbE core switch and cause its actual performance to clock in below theoretical maximum. The solution is benchmark any of these high-end devices before purchase. This e-guide discusses why using model traffic modeling to benchmark core switches is your best choice and how it can cut major costs.
The standards review board of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) approved the standard for 10 Gigabit/sec Ethernet over twisted-pair copper cabling (10GBASE-T) on June 8, 2006. This paper provides an overview of the performance requirements for the twisted-pair cabling and methods to measure performance.
Gain insight into the components of a converged data center network infrastructure using Ethernet that not only builds a more effective, efficient infrastructure but also saves costs, helping you truly achieve more with less.
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