I am looking at these two network switches and wanted to see if the community had any additional feedback on my feature list. My use case is an un-managed switch in my home (pfsense for routing), but I'm open to learning about advanced routing, VLANs, etc.
Est. Cost -...
Here is what I have for 40GBe fiber parts and costs.
I also added an option to buy the NIC cards at 40GBe so I could direct attach my server/workstation to play with, but run the full backbone at 10GBe. That's where I'm leaning now.
I have scoured the internet for information on 40Gbe and the conclusion I reached was that Ethernet wasn’t possible, only Infiniband. I wasn’t interested in that option. But please correct me if I’m wrong!
I am upgrading my backbone in my home and am trying to decide between 10GBe and 25GBe. Right now I only need two high speed connections, but will plan for more. Along the way, I have researched part numbers and prices and pulled everything into a spreadsheet. I figured I would share here as...