real hardware router VS linux router

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Thu Feb 19 14:09:31 CST 2009


On 2/19/2009 9:37 AM, Ryan Harden wrote:
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> While you could probably build a linux router that is just as fast as a
> real hardware router, you're always going to run into the moving pieces
> part of the equation.
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> In almost all scenarios, moving parts are more prone to failure than
> non-moving parts.
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> Regardless of what you find out in your research, consider the above in
> your cost-benefit analysis.
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> /Ryan
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> Deric Kwok wrote:
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>> Hi All
>>
>> Actually, what is the different hardware router VS linux router?
>>
>> Have you had experience to compare real router eg: cisco VS linux router?
>>
>> eg: streaming speed... tcp / udp
>>
>> Thank you for your information
>>      
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ssd's remove the spindle from the equation..otherwise they both have 
fans that do fail.




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