On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 4:22 PM, Nick Couchman <Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm not sure I buy that...if FC were dead, companies would not still be
> developing technologies based upon it...like 8Gb/s FC, which is alive and
> well. The major server manufacturers also still offer their servers - 1U,
> 2U, blade, etc. - with FC HBAs. Cisco is still building, selling, and
> supporting FC switches. FC is far from dead. Furthermore, even on 10Gb (not
> GB, Gb) iSCSI still has higher latency and higher overhead than FC, so even
> if your throughput is lower (even much lower), depending on the types of
> files you're using on those FC connections FC may actually yield better
> performance than 10Gb iSCSI. Just my two bits...
right after world peace, my big wish would be to have InfiniBand
everywhere for storage...
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