Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 11/01/2013 14:52, Shaun Thomas wrote: > On 01/11/2013 08:10 AM, Andy Dills wrote: > >> Any positive recommendations on 10Gb NICs? > > Intel is something of a gold standard in that area. We use them > exclusively. Stay far, far away from anything with a Broadcom chip. +1. I currently use quad intel gigabit NICs in a bond with drbd. Planning to go 10G at some point in the future (to reduce cabling complexity). > > A major benefit is that the 10Gb cards usually have so much bandwidth, > you can drop all of your other 1Gb interfaces and reduce cabling > slightly. We *were* using dual bonded onboard 1Gb for regular traffic, > and 10Gb for DRBD only over a crossover, but found we lost nothing by > just doing everything over the 10Gb. .