[Beowulf] which 24 port unmanaged GigE switch?

Bruno Coutinho coutinho at dcc.ufmg.br
Mon Apr 5 17:01:10 PDT 2010

2010/4/5 David Mathog <mathog at caltech.edu>

> > over the years i've been using netgear enterprise and home products,
> > they are wonderful in light use 80-85% max throughput, but once you
> > hit the 90+ areas they seem to start to degrade either through packet
> > loss or over heating
> OK, Netgear is officially scratched off the list.
> Two votes for HP.
> Anybody have experience with a D-Link GigE switch?

The D-link DGS-1024D and DGS-1224T behave like Netgears.
Once you have many links at near full speed they start to drop packets.

D-link DGS-3100-24 handles large all to all traffic reasonably well, but has
some fans that seem to be very weak.

> Thanks,
> David Mathog
> mathog at caltech.edu
> Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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