[CentOS-virt] Thoughts on storage infrastructure for small scale HA virtual machine deployments

Wed Mar 3 14:34:43 UTC 2010
Benjamin Franz <jfranz at freerun.com>

Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> 10 Gbit Ethernet makes sense if you need over 110MB/sec throughput with 
> sequential reads/writes with large block sizes.. that's what 1 Gbit ethernet 
> can give you.
You can also bond 1Ge ports to get higher throughput. Buying an ethernet 
switch that supports bonded ports is quite a bit cheaper than 10Ge if 
you don't need to go all the way to 10G while giving substantial 
performance boosts.

Benjamin Franz