very high bandwidth, low latency manner?

Jim Lux James.P.Lux at
Thu Apr 4 16:05:30 PST 2002

What's high bandwidth?
What's low latency?
How much money do you want to spend?

Ethernet is cheap, $100-$200/node for 100 Mbps or GBE (by the time you get 
switches, cables, adapters, etc.)
Latency is kind of slow (compared to dedicated point to point links)

At 07:20 PM 4/4/2002 -0300, JOELMIR RITTER MULLER wrote:

>what the best mean of interconnecting several microcomputers
>in a very high bandwidth, low latency manner?
>does anyone have some ideas about this subject?
>Juari R. Müller
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Jim Lux
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