[Beowulf] Re: switching capacity terminology confusion

Peter Kjellstrom cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Sep 15 05:58:21 EDT 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).

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part.
URL: <http://www.clustermonkey.net/pipermail/beowulf/attachments/20090915/6c18a896/attachment-0001.sig>
-------------- next part --------------
Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org sponsored by Penguin Computing
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf

More information about the Beowulf mailing list