When is consumer 10GbE going to happen?

Discussion in 'Networking, Telephony & Internet' started by Smokin Whale, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. Aetherone

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    So whats the largest micro SD card available? 200gb?
    Whats it weigh? (wikipedia reckons 0.25g)
    How much can a pigeon carry? (75g!)

    Assuming 75g, that's a good 60TB of unformatted storage per pigeon. At 80km/hr, its almost as fast as a station wagon full of DAT tapes with the advantage of not having to stop for traffic.

    While the latency sucks, its probably faster than the NBN :p
     
  2. Hive

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    and less congestion, better contention ratios. you may find that sometimes your packets get sucked into a plane engine but whatever :thumbup:
     
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    haha i love it when these get dug up, its almost april 1st time for a new one this year, something i look forward to.

    I blew someones mind the other day when i showed him all the april fools RFCs that existed, it would be amusing to throw them into a RFP doco or something as a mandatory requirement.
     
  4. Aetherone

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    It might have started as a joke, but its actually been done.



    Results
    1. pigeon, 1 hour 5 minutes
    2. car, 2 hours 10 minutes
    3. Telstra Internet ... transfer did not finish

    I just hope Malcolm doesn't see this and get any more "good" ideas
     
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    FttPC

    and the white stain on your desk is a dropped packet.
     
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    Also better hope its not duck hunting season and a mistake is made... or mating season.

    :)
     
  7. Quadbox

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    I really dont see what the point to this even is. If you actually need 10gbe you can afford it. Hell, for point to point links it's not even that expensive atm, just gets pricey if you want a switch with more than one or two sfp+ ports.

    Twinax is cheap, -sr transcievers pop up on ebay for $10 each delivered occasionally, shorter multimode patch cables are cheap, if you're patient you'll get sfp+ nics for ~$70 each. So a point to point link, even with fibre, could be done for ~$180 for fibre, ~$160 for twinax. That is very much consumer prices.
     
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    Might want to take note of the OP date. Like you mentioned, cheap switches are the issue now. Still keeping my eyes peeled for one.
     
  9. NSanity

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    IPoAC is a legit, documented thing. They even did it for real.
     
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    You know its funny you mention that. 4x 1GE LACP connection performs incredibly well. As well if not better than a single 10GE connection for certain read/write applications.

    This was my solution to a couple of problems for a SOHO network however I think MS is in bed with intel to fuck the home retail consumer.

    Pro1000 Dual/QUad nic.

    Windows 7 - Teaming support. No SMB3
    Windows 8 - SMB3. Teaming Support Removed via KB at some point
    Windows 10 - Teaming Support in early Trials. Removed from Retail.

    bastards....
     
  11. Zardoz

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    I'd expect 802.3bz standard ratification within the next 12 months. I'd also expect it to be similar to NBASET.

    Already having a good experience on Cisco's 3850 multigigabit and 3560CX multigigabit switches :)
     
  12. elvis

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    All of our 10GbE connections completely blitz any of our 2x or 4x LACP systems. Even on crappy hosts that can only pump out ~8GbE due to PCI-E or other bus limitations.

    Linux hosts with software bonding (i.e.: not 802.3ad, and can be done on dump layer 2 switches) can keep up with LACP for performance. Indeed, if you can get two hosts on the same switch, you'll get the full 4GbE over 4 NICs even for a single threaded transfer.

    Sadly that doesn't help if you've got Mac or Windows hosts for single threaded transfers, but works pretty well for Linux servers handing out data to other OS clients.

    802.3bz looks pretty cool though. That would save us needing to roll out 10GbE fibre to about half our production floor (the other half still needs it though).
     
  13. Aetherone

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    Its a hell of an expensive first step, but its a first step.

    ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme Assembly Motherboard

    Apparently its a Tehuti chipset adaptor.
     
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    Aussie retail with aussie tax?
     
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    What are you going to use to transfer your data to get two threads of transfers to make use of the aggregated links? I've been thinking about aggregating but haven't found a decent program/solution to create parallel transfers to make use of the aggregated link.
     
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    huh.
    SMB3 Multichannel will do this automagically between Windows 8/2012+ client/servers, presuming you have RDMA-enabled NIC's.
     

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