Ungodly packet loss rates

Bill Manning wrote:

  In fact... :slight_smile:

  To borrow from your FedEx model..
  We can build bigger doors (MTU) but the conveyer belts are stuck
  at 100Mm/sec. We need faster conveyer belts!
  (waiting for HPPI-64 or G-Ether technologies w/ baited breath :slight_smile:
  And then watch out 2-4Gbps backplanes... (that is aggregate right?)

Oh, well.

You do not need 2 or whatever Gbps backplanes to build
terabit per second networks.


  Correct. I've got a terabit network on my desk right now.
  Its kind of simple and doesn't scale well... only two ports.
  But what can you expect from strands of fiber... :slight_smile: