SearchEnterpriseLinux: Remedial Network Performance Tuning 101
Apr 28, 2004, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tony Mancill)
[ Thanks to js61351 for this link.
"Although LAN networking hardware doesn't track Moore's law, it
has been tracking a nice curve of increasing performance at a
decreasing cost. Where chip density and processor power are ever
inching forward, network bandwidth in the server room will plateau
for a while, and then jump, often by a factor of 10 (or an order of
magnitude for those of you still counting in decimal). And like
most everything else in this industry (uh, saving for software),
Ethernet networking gear has become much more reliable and far
easier to administer than in the olden days..."