RINA - scott whaps at the nanog hornets nest :-)

George Bonser gbonser at seven.com
Sat Nov 6 22:38:33 CDT 2010


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Niels Bakker [mailto:niels=nanog at bakker.net]
> Sent: Saturday, November 06, 2010 8:32 PM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: RINA - scott whaps at the nanog hornets nest :-)
> 
> * gbonser at seven.com (George Bonser) [Sun 07 Nov 2010, 04:27 CET]:
> >It just seems a shame that two servers with FDDI interfaces using
> SONET
> 
> Earth to George Bonser: IT IS NOT 1998 ANYMORE.

Exactly my point.  Why should we adopt newer technology while using
configuration parameters that degrade performance?

1500 was designed for thick net.  It is absolutely stupid to use it for
GigE or higher speeds and I do mean absolutely idiotic.  It is going
backwards in performance.  No wonder there is still so much transport
using SONET.  Using Ethernet reduces your effective performance over
long distance paths.






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