[Gluster-devel] Custom Transport layers

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 02:54:42 UTC 2016

On 29/10/2016 12:46 AM, Jeff Darcy wrote:
> In a modern switched network, the
> savings are only on the sender side; the switch has to copy the
> packet to N receiver ports anyway.

Hmmm, I never considered that side of things. I guess I had a somewhat 
naive vision of packets floating through the ethernet visible to all 
interfaces, but switched based networks are basically a star topology. 
Are you saying the switch would likely be the choke point here?

Lindsay Mathieson

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