OT: VM slicing and dicing

David Hubbard dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com
Tue Nov 16 07:56:24 CST 2010


From: Brandon Kim [mailto:brandon.kim at brandontek.com] 
> 

> 
> One question I do have for any that actually read through 
> this entire email (haha) is about the physical network 
> switch. Is there a case for the switch, especially
> in today's high density environment to go with 1GIG switches 
> as the minimum? It seems pretty obvious but I'm wondering if 
> it's really a necessity?
> Can anyone on this list argue that 10/100 will be suffice?
> 

If you're going to do iscsi, 10/100 will be pitiful
for performance.  If it's just carrying the guest (VM)
traffic, 100 mbit is fine.




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