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    Nokia WBX 210 32x-100gbe QSFP28 switch

    Hello STH I have recently purchased the above switch from local recycling company, knowing that this switch runs ONIE I was mistakenly thinking I can install any Linux network distro, but unfortunately it's not possible, it looks like it's only supports Nuage. Did I just got a useless high-end...
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    Tuning ESXi 6.5 (and above) for 100 GbE networking

    I just got my first 100G network set up last night with two Connect-X 5 cards connecting my TrueNAS box to my ESXi 6.5 box. Out of the box, it works acceptably (80 Gbits/sec via iperf2). I've seen some articles that cover tweaks that can be made on the TrueNAS (FreeBSD) side to bring down CPU...
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    Getting a 100gbe link between Celstica DX010 and Mellanox ConnectX-4?

    Howdy! I've got a Celestica SeaStone DX010 running SONiC, which is working well with a couple QSFP+ 40gbe AOCs and ConnectX-3 adapters. I've picked up a few ConnectX-4 adapters (HP 840QSFP28, CX455A) and three different brands of DACs - but I can't get a link to come up at 100gbe. If I...
  4. AveryFreeman

    Accelerated packet pushers, e.g. XDP vs DPDK - what do you use, and why?

    @mmx01 I have a VM running VyOS I'm using as a packet pusher for a storage network. I'd like to offload it to an old E3 board I'm using as an OPNsense router. But my storage network is 40Gbps, and it's impossible for even a fast board to get that kind of throughput, let alone a dual core E3...
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    FS: UniFi XG-16, Mellanox SX6036 & SN2700

    UniFi 16-XG "Beta" This is from the original "beta" sale. Includes 12x SFP+ modules $475 + shipping Mellanox SX6036: includes 56Gbe ethernet license & rackmount kit. $995 obo + shipping SN2700 Datasheet Quoted from Mellanox: SN2700 Spectrum-based 32-port 100GbE Open Ethernet Platform...
  6. Jerry Renwick

    How to add 40/100Gbps services to a existing metro network without affecting legacy installation?

    The existing 10GbE network is adequate for my data center now, but the 40Gbps and 100Gbps applications have been on the market for some time. So for future proofing, how to add 40Gbps and 100Gbps services to a existing metro network without affecting the legacy installation? I really need some...