Gigabit ethernet advice
I am working with a cluster of 10 Athlon 1900+'s, and
I am considering upgrading from 100 MBit to Gigabit
Our primary application involves passing a small
number of relatively large (roughly 500 kbyte)
messages. With our present configuration, the CPUs
spend about half their time idle while waiting on the
I would appreciate any advice that people might have
about gigabit ethernet. What sort of performance
boost can I realistically expect? What particular
NIC's and/or switches seem to work well?
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