[CentOS] 10 GBASE-T

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Thu Jan 14 14:49:07 UTC 2010

Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:

> Have you paid attention to this? How big is the difference nowadays?
> Or I wonder if it was just on some specific product..

Depends on the product, my blog mentions a new product that draws
less power on 10GbaseT vs fiber.

As for latency I'm sure it's a bit more, but for most applications
are you really going to be able to tell a difference? I can understand
if your doing stuff like RDMA, but for normal networking, NFS, iSCSI,
virtualization etc, I really can't imagine anyone being able to
tell a difference, especially for those currently running 1GbE.

The latency on my storage systems is measured in milliseconds not

The biggest knock to 10GbaseT was it was late to the 10GbE party.


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