[Beowulf] Re: switching capacity terminology confusion

Peter Kjellstrom cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Sep 15 02:58:21 PDT 2009


On Tuesday 15 September 2009, Rahul Nabar wrote:
...
> As if to make life even more difficult a comparable Dell switch here
> has an additional characteristic too:
>
> "Forwarding Rate 131 Mpps"  How does that tie in to the big picture?

This is packet rate (packets per second), not bandwidth (bytes per second).

/Peter
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