Looking for switch recommendations ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Fri Mar 26 12:25:55 PST 2004

On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Bakul Shah wrote:

> For 100Mbps ports, the max packet rate in one direction is 10^8/672 ==
> 148809 pps (packets per sec) per port.  So for 24 port full duplex ports
> you get an aggregate maximum throughput of 148809*24*2 = 7738068 =
> 7.14Mpps (Million pps). For a 48 port switch it is 14.29Mpps.

so, the closer the Mpps gets to that 7.1Mpps, the better the switch
overall?  I take it that has to do with the CPU driving the switch itself,
or is there other factors that help drive that # up?

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy at hub.org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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