NANOGers home data centers - What's in your closet?

Chaim Rieger chaim.rieger at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 21:05:46 CDT 2011


On Aug 12, 2011 7:02 PM, "Leo Bicknell" <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:
>
> In a message written on Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 06:57:56PM -0700, Chaim
Rieger wrote:
> > What nobody wired their abode with fiber ?
> >
> > Am i the only one here
>
> Why?  Unless you live in a HUGE house, you can do 10GE over copper
> to all rooms.  Copper is infinately easier to run and terminate.
> I dunno about you, but 10GE is both out of my price range, and
> useless given the speed of my NAS disks, Comcast cable modem, and
> WiFI box.  GigE, switched, is quite nice and affordable.
>
> Now, if you have to run to another building on the property (even
> just a detached garage) fiber is the way to go due to ground loops,
> but that's a slightly different story...
>
>

I have both, 10ge and fiber.
Ran it more for the dare than anything else

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>       Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org - CCIE 3440
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